Teen killed in Riverside crash is identified as a Rialto resident
By Gail Wesson
The 17-year-old killed in a car crash early Monday in downtown Riverside was identified Monday night.
Aileen Canul of Rialto died at the scene of the crash on Market Street just north of 2nd Street, according to the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.
Canul was the passenger in a 2000 Honda Civic that was being driven by an 18-year-old, heading south on Market Street, Riverside police said. The car slammed into a tree just before 5 a.m. The driver was hospitalized.
The cause of the crash is under investigation but police said alcohol or drugs may have been a factor.