Coroner IDs Two Killed in Saturday's Fatal Crash off Hwy 101

The two people killed early Saturday morning in a crash off of U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park have been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office as Taufa Toutai Pupunu, 27, of Redwood City, and Gaudi Salgado Barrios, 26, of East Palo Alto.

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The crash was reported at 1:52 a.m. Saturday on southbound Highway 101 near the Willow Road off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP officials said Barrios was speeding when she lost control of the car, which struck a tree, launched into the air and struck another tree.

Barrios and her passenger Pupunu were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol and speed are believed to have played a role in the crash, according to the CHP.

--Bay City News


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