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* Jordan West identified as 16-year-old girl killed in a suspected DUI crash on U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose

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A 16-year-old girl killed in a suspected DUI crash on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose Sunday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office as Jordan West of San Jose.West was a passenger in a Toyota RAV4 that collided with a Honda Civic south of Blossom Hill Road at about 12:05 a.m. Sunday.The Toyota merged onto the No. 3 lane from the No. 4 lane and collided with the Honda, causing both cars to spin out of control, according to the CHP. The Toyota then crashed into a tree on the right shoulder of Highway 101.Emergency personnel pronounced West dead at the scene.The driver of the Toyota, a 17-year-old girl, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, the CHP said.She suffered internal bleeding and a fractured pelvis, according to the CHP.Three other passengers were also injured in the crash and were transported to Regional Medical Center of San Jose and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.A 16-year-old boy sustained head lacerations, a 15-year-old boy suffered a fractured pelvis, and a 17-year-old boy suffered fractured ribs.The driver of the Honda, an 18-year-old man, was not injured. All are San Jose residents.

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