Fil-Am teen killed, mother injured in prom night car crash
FREMONT, CA — In the Bay Area, a Filipino American teenage girl was killed in a car crash Sunday night.
She was on her way home from her senior prom.
Police say the deadly crash occurred at around 2:30 am Sunday morning.
18-year-old Shane Alexis Marcelino, who was riding in the front passenger seat, died in the crash. Her 39-year-old mother, who was driving, sustained critical injuries, according to reports.
Fremont police say Marcelino and her mother were turning left from Fremont Boulevard onto Darwin Drive in their Toyota Yaris, when they collided with a Chevy Malibu driving in the opposite direction.
The driver of the Malibu and a passenger sustained minor injuries.
Shane — who also went by Shaney — was a senior at Logan High School in Union City. The school newspaper says she was coming home from the senior prom, when the collision occurred.
A complete investigation is underway, according to police.