SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — Two children who died after a minivan crashed into a canal Friday have been identified, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said.

Richard Wilson, 12, died in a crash in Stockton on November 22. (credit: Wilson Family)

Richard Wilson, 14, and Sariah Sayasit, 12, died after a van carrying 10 people crashed at around 3:45 p.m. and flipped into a slough near Eight Mile and King Island roads.

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California Highway Patrol officers say the driver, a 17-year-old girl without a license, lost control of the van, which overturned and landed on its roof, submerged in the water at White Slough.

Sariah Sayasit, 12, died in a crash in Stockton on November 22. (credit: Sayasit family)

Officials said several of the other occupants, aged between 13-7, suffered minor to moderate injuries.

CHP said it does not appear alcohol was a factor.

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  1. Lanie says:

    Miss you guys!!! Fly high and rest in peace.

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