Names released of two drivers killed in head-on collision in Ocean Beach

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The names of the two people killed during a head-on collision in Ocean Beach last weekend were released Wednesday by police.

Zachary Quiroz, 22, was driving the 2009 Volkswagen heading east on the westbound side of the freeway and 37-year-old Andrew Warnock was in the Honda that tried to veer away from the oncoming car.

The California Highway Patrol reported that the two vehicles collided head-on on the westbound freeway near Sunset Cliffs around 1 a.m.

Warnick was pronounced dead on scene.

Quiroz was taken to UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest and died about an hour after the accident from his injuries.

Police are still investigating the reason why Quiroz was on the wrong side of the freeway.

Toxicology reports are still pending.

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