Homeowners Order Memorial to Dead Teen Removed, Family Says

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Memorial for Luis Adrian Torres (Scott Smeltzer/ Daily Pilot)

The mother of a Costa Mesa teenager killed in a car crash this week said a resident near the site ordered her to take down the makeshift memorial she and others built in his memory.

Monica Soto, whose son, Luis Adrian Torres, 19, died in a wreck early Sunday morning, said a woman from the neighborhood homeowners association demanded Tuesday that the memorial be removed.

Soto said the woman told her that the crash site, a street median, belongs to the association and is private property.

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