21-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead, 2 Hospitalized after Slamming into Home on Columbia Street

PASADENA, CA (August 16, 2023) – Saturday, Oscar Bejarano Jr. was killed, and David Silva was hurt in a car crash on Orange Grove Avenue. The incident happened around 2:00 a.m., on the 300 block of Orange Grove Avenue near Columbia Street. Per reports, 21-year-old Silva of Sun Valley, was driving an Infiniti sedan southbound at about 100 mph and lost control while approaching Oliver Street. There, he veered off the road and into the garage of a residence. The sedan reportedly pushed a car parked in front of the garage through the wall and into the building. Medical personnel arrived and transported three individuals to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Crews pronounced the passenger of the sedan, 21-year-old Bejarano Jr., of North Hills dead at the scene. Following preliminary duties, officers determined that alcohol or drugs played a factor. Although, an active investigation is still currently underway.
The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Oscar Bejarano Jr. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.
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