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California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash that killed a 17-year-old female jogger on Golden Valley Road on Monday night, officials said.

“A jogger was heading westbound, near Golden Valley Road and Samantha Court, and she was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Golden Valley Road,” said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol.

A boy was driving a 1989 Toyota Celica. The victim is reportedly a Saugus High student.

A Tweet sent out by by Saugus High ASB Twitter account sent condolences to the family and friends of Jennifer Stift.

jenniferstiftStift was a Saugus High senior who was listed on the swim team’s roster for the 2013-14 school year.

No arrests have been made in the incident at this time.

Both the victim and the driver were 17 years old, according to CHP officials.

The name of the driver was not released.

Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash, Lutz said, although he added that the investigation was ongoing.

A resident in the area told SCVTV, “There is continuous speeding and racing on that stretch (of road).  It’s out of control.”

 

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  1. The family is heartbroken.

  2. Our prayers to Jen’s family and friends! RIP Jen

  3. ralph says:

    you just said the victims names were not released. but you posted her name?

  4. Fred Castro Fred Castro says:

    That’s hard to swallow. Prayers to the family.

  5. Prayers for this entire family.

  6. May she rest in peace, prayers to her family and friends.

  7. Condolences to the family

  8. So sad. My heart goes out to the family

  9. She was an amazing awesome outgoing person
    Prayers sent to her family and sisters ❤️

  10. That’s horrible ! I live there

  11. carrie says:

    God bless the family – my thoughts and prayers go out to them. :(

  12. Michael Teh Michael Teh says:

    Alicia Vang :( so sad

  13. People fly down that street. Sad news. I hope she did not suffer.

  14. So sorry for her, the driver and their families. May we all be reminded to take extra care and focus on the roads.

  15. Omg. Sorry to family :(

  16. Prayers to the family

  17. Scott Levy Scott Levy says:

    She is my neighbors daughter, and we have known her since she was a baby. It is a sad sad day.
    We love you Jennifer.

  18. Such a heartbreaking story…..thoughts & prayers with the family…..

  19. People are always driving too fast on that street

  20. :( terrible tragedy. Hope it wasn’t because of texting and driving.

  21. Wendy Mason Wendy Mason says:

    I just got the Saugus High recorded message from the principal about this and I’m in tears. I didn’t know her or her family but my heart is broken. Sending prayers for both families.

  22. So sad. Heartbreaking for both families involved.

  23. Devastating!!!! So incredibly heartbreaking. My heart aches for this family

  24. The ‘all call’ from Saugus was extremely emotional and heartfelt, my thoughts are with both families and the entire Centurion community

  25. My deepest Condolences to all those hurting, RIP Jen…….

  26. So sad to hear of this tragedy. My heart goes out to her family and friends. This type of thing will never make sense.

  27. So sad..rip my prayers go out to who are affected

  28. J Taylor says:

    I, for one, had no idea that Golden Valley Road continued up near Plum Canyon. That’s where this all happened.
    Condolences to the family. Tragically sad situation :(

  29. Tom Dehn Tom Dehn says:

    Better to arrive 5 or 10 minutes later to your destination than not at all.

  30. I literally run this stretch of road daily…i was maybe 8 minutes ahead of this incident. My heart is broken for the family and driver. God bless them all.

  31. Sarah Kendig Sarah Kendig says:

    Molly Hibbert Cahill

  32. I just drove by n it was very sad to students there crying. My son knew her .its not an easy day for the family n saugus students. RIP

  33. May she rest in peace! May God console her family in these times of grief!

  34. Analilia Ortega, don’t know if you had any info:(

  35. Cathy Orr says:

    I walk almost every evening on this road. Once Golden Valley Road goes through, traffic will be even more horrendous. Runners, please stay off the blacktop. My heart is so sad for the family and friends of this beautiful soul. May God give them comfort.

  36. That is so unfortunate! The family must be inconsolable and I’m sure the driver is devastated by his actions. Just a horrible tragedy all around.

  37. Tricia LaMotte says:

    Praying for comfort in Jesus’ Name for Jennifer’s family, and the young man who was driving, and his family. How devastating for all.

  38. Heart wrenching. Sorry seems like such an understatement at this time. Praying, Praying, Praying…..<3

  39. What a tragedy. My prayers are with all involved.

  40. Eric Baker Eric Baker says:

    Poor kid has to live with that now… Horrible for everyone.

  41. Praying for her family and friends.

  42. Iris Vigil Iris Vigil says:

    Rip Jennifer , and my prayers go out to her family /.

  43. Saddest message I’ve ever had to hear from the principle. My daughter first there and said everyone was crying today. ;(. Breaks my heart. Prayers to her family and friends.

  44. Cheryl Faye Cheryl Faye says:

    heartbreaking…beautiful family…RIP sweet girl..prayer sent….

  45. Poor baby. Gosh her poor family. Prayers going out to her family, as well as the 17 year old and his family. :(

  46. Very sad … Praying for family and friends

  47. Imelda Leano Imelda Leano says:

    Prayers to the family. Just no words that can express a loss of a child. God please look over the family and the young lady taken from us.

  48. Trish Coyle Trish Coyle says:

    Heartbroken for Jen and her family. They are all very close! Sending prayers to you all! God Bless!

  49. Michelle Manent Prochnow – to make it worse, Aaron just drove by there minutes after it happened. He told me about it and i didnt think it was right there because i just ran by there and nothing had happened. I know he felt helpless to help her :(

  50. , this breaks my heart.

  51. So sad. James goes to saugus high and my heart dropped when they sent out the phone call to parents

  52. This broke my heart :(

  53. Tânia ya te dije que me escribas en Spanish

  54. Prayers to all. Prayers to Golden Valley HS too. Rough start to the school year.

  55. I am broken hearted such a tragedy. Jenny will be so missed

  56. So sad! My thoughts are with the family. The hubby and i walk that road almost daily. It is ridiculous how fast the cars speed up/down that road.

  57. Felt very bad hearing this.

  58. A friend of mine was hit n killed on that same road in 08 hopefully they make some changes

  59. My daughter was telling me about this….the family lives a few houses from her

  60. Felix Garcia Felix Garcia says:

    I pray for her soul and her family in this difficult times…

  61. Felix Garcia Felix Garcia says:

    I pray for her soul and her family in this difficult times…

  62. Wow I am very sorry to hear this.

  63. Wow I am very sorry to hear this.

  64. So tragic for both families involved hugs and prayers

  65. So tragic for both families involved hugs and prayers

  66. Very sad message from the Principle… My daughter said it was a very sad day at school. RIP and prayers for both families

  67. This is so sad – my thoughts and prayers to her family! RIP Angel!

  68. I’m so sad for both of them.

  69. I’m so sad for both of them.

  70. Silvie Faust Silvie Faust says:

    My daughter was friends with her in the swim team..my heart broken.

  71. Silvie Faust Silvie Faust says:

    My daughter was friends with her in the swim team..my heart broken.

  72. This is just plain sad. PEOPLE OF SANTA CLARITA…..REALLY ? SLOW DOWN ! THIS COULD HAVE EASILY BEEN ANY OF OUR FAMILY MEMBERS. Prayers and blessings to the family for thier loss. ♡

  73. This is just plain sad. PEOPLE OF SANTA CLARITA…..REALLY ? SLOW DOWN ! THIS COULD HAVE EASILY BEEN ANY OF OUR FAMILY MEMBERS. Prayers and blessings to the family for thier loss. ♡

  74. I cannot handle this type of news. I’m so sorry for your loss for those friends and family members that might be reading this now. Prayers.

  75. Sean Jamadar Sean Jamadar says:

    May god please help her spirit and family

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