Xinhai Huang, USC Honor's Student, Killed In Car Crash
A USC honor's student was killed in a two-car crash on St. Patrick's Day.
Police said 22-year-old Xinhai Huangel was killed in a 2:55 a.m crash about five miles southwest of campus in South L.A.
The collision happened at ...
... Hyde Park and West boulevards, cops said.
The cause of the collision was under investigation.
Huang was an electrical engineering major at USC's Viterbi School of Engineering. He was on the dean's list.
[Update at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday]: The LAPD says the driver of the other vehicle, identified as 23-year-old Keysi Idania Cifuentes Lopez, would be arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter after she recovers from her injuries.
Cops alleged that Lopez, behind the wheel of a 1995 Ford Explorer, "failed to stop for a red tri-light."
Sheriff's inmate data had no record of her, indicating that Lopez might not have been booked yet as of early this afternoon.
Also in the car with Huang was a 26-year-old, Justin Wayne Rawls, described by cops as a "close friend." His injuries were said to be "non-life-threatening."