LINCOLN (CBS13) – Authorities have identified the person killed in a crash on Highway 65 as a 17-year-old boy.

The crash happened Wednesday afternoon along Highway 65 just north of the Twelve Bridges Road. Witnesses told California Highway Patrol that a Nissan was speeding on the right shoulder, passing several cars, and hit a guard rail and the exit sign for Lincoln Boulevard.

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It’s not clear why the car was speeding or in the shoulder.

CHP says the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. Thursday, he was identified as 17-year-old Rocklin resident Carl Angelo Lampa Rafols.

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A passenger also suffered major injuries in the crash. He was taken to Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

CHP is still investigating if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

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