CONCORD, N.C. — Two teens have died after they were struck while crossing a road in North Carolina.
Concord police told local media outlets that the teens were struck Saturday night by a vehicle that left the scene. The car as found empty, nearby.
Police said the victims were 14-year-old Jessie Marroquin Avelino and 15-year-old Ricardo Solano, both of Concord.
Police have arrested two people in the deaths. Twenty-one-year-old Francisco Daniel Marin-Gonzalez is charged with two counts of felony hit and run and two counts of felony death by motor vehicle.
He and his passenger, 19-year-old Mark Anthony Gutierrez-Santos, have been charged with failing to stop and render assistance.
It was not known if the men have an attorney.