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Alleged hit-and-run driver who killed two in O.C. surrenders

August 26, 2013|By Adolfo Flores
  • Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana police holds a picture of Jorge Ocampo, the suspect in fatal traffic collision.
Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana police holds a picture of Jorge Ocampo,… (Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los…)

The suspected driver in a Santa Ana hit-and-run collision that left two men dead Friday has surrendered to police.

Jorge Ocampo, 21, was flanked by family when he surrendered at the Santa Ana Police Department early Saturday after allegedly crashing into a Nissan the previous day after running through a stop sign, said Cpl. Anthony Bertagna. 

Police believe he blew through a stop sign at Cabrillo Park Drive and East Fruit Street around 11 a.m., colliding with the Nissan and killing Alejandro Bravo, 53, and Jose Luna, 50. 

After getting out of his own car, Ocampo attempted to open the Nissan's doors, Bertagna said.

But when the doors wouldn’t open, he allegedly walked away from the crash, talking on his cellphone, and went into a nearby condominium.

Ocampo was booked for vehicular manslaughter, felony hit-and-run and driving without a license.

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adolfo.flores@latimes.com

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