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Coto de Caza crash: Driver dies after airborne car hits house

A driver was killed when his vehicle crashed into a house in the private Orange County community of Coco de Caza on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. (OCFA)
January 31, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
A young man was killed Friday night when his vehicle crashed into a house in the private Orange County community of Coco de Caza.

Fire officials say 22-year-old Franz Nalezny was speeding on Vista Del Verde when he hit a curb as he approached Cherry Hills Drive.

Authorities said his vehicle hit the curb, flew 30 feet into the air and crashed into a wall on the side of a house.

Nalezny died at the scene.

A mother and her two children, ages 3 and 6, were inside the house, but they were not injured.

Officials say Nalezny was a student at Cal State Fullerton. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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