16-year-old Gady Cruz, Grossmont High School senior, dies in fatal El Cajon car crash on Navajo – Saturday, August 21, 2021

Grossmont High School senior Gady CruzG – Obituary

16-year-old Gady Cruz, Grossmont High School senior, has died in a fatal El Cajon car crash that occurred on Navajo Road on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Police say the single-car accident occurred when Cruz lost control of the vehicle he was driving and struck a light pole.

Police say Cruz was driving a 2018 Honda Civic at a high rate of speed on Saturday, August 21. At about 2 a.m., he lost control of the vehicle, went off the road, struck a light pole, then overturned.

Cruz, who did not have his seatbelt on at the time of the accident, suffered serious injuries from which he died at the scene in the area of Fletcher Parkway.

3 other people in Cruz’s vehicle sustained serious injuries. Among them were 11th-graders of Grossmont High School.

Source: San Diego Times