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Husband and wife killed in Chula Vista crash ID’d

Two people who died Saturday morning after their car rammed into a cement wall near an Interstate 805 off-ramp in Chula Vista were a married couple from San Bernardino County, according to county authorities.

Luis Barajas, 77, and his wife Avelina Munoz, 70, of Fontana were killed in a crash that happened shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of East Palomar Street and I-805, according to the county Medical Examiner’s Office.

The husband and wife, who were driving to Tijuana, exited the freeway and sped through a red light at the end of the exit ramp, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. They continued through the intersection then struck the wall.

They died at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, Chula Vista police said Tuesday night.

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