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Hemet teen dies in fatal Murrieta car crash

November 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A Hemet teenager was killed when he lost control of his car and struck a tree in Murietta on Sunday, police said.George Valladares, 19, was pronounced dead around 4 p.m., about an hour after the crash.

Valladares was driving southbound on Winchester Road near Murrieta Hot Springs Road when he lost control of his sedan and struck a tree.

According to the coroner's report, he was allegedly driving too fast for the slick weather conditions.

City News Service contributed to this report.