video report here... warning, the crash scene is pretty gruesome

A horrific crash shut down a busy street Monday and it appears street racing may be to blame.

According to police, witnesses told them a Nissan Sentra was racing a 1964 or 1965 Chevrolet pickup truck. When the Nissan either lost control or was pushed against oncoming traffic, it hit a Ford F350 pickup truck. The truck landed on top of the Nissan.

The 19-year-old driver of the Nissan, Xavier Robles was killed when his car collided with the Ford pickup that rode up on the passenger compartment of the car.

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A father and his daughter were inside the Ford. They had seat belts on and their injuries are non-life threatening.

Sgt. Trent Crump says they are looking for a Chevrolet pickup truck that fled the scene. It was heading southbound on 16th Street through Southern Avenue.

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The speed limit posted in the area is 40 miles per hour and police believe the racers' speeds were twice the limit.



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