Man, 20, killed in fiery Newport Beach crash is identified as Stanton resident – Los Angeles Times

A 20-year-old man who was killed when the car he was driving crashed into an Army-Navy surplus store in Newport Beach and burst into flames has been identified as a Stanton resident.

The crash that killed Brandon Vergara occurred around 10:55 p.m. Nov. 17 at West Coast Highway and 61st Street, according to Newport Beach police. Vergara was identifed Sunday by the Orange County coroners office.

The Infiniti G35 was headed west on Coast Highway when it crashed into a corner of the South Coast Army and Navy Surplus store, according to police Sgt. Bryan Gregson.

Vergaras body was found in the twisted remains of the vehicle when firefighters put out the flames, police said.

The building was not badly damaged.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and police said they are investigating the cause.

Gregson described the area as having a dramatic curve.

Daily Pilot staff and the Los Angeles Times contributed to this report.

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