Coroner IDs Fatal Irvine Crash Victims, All Age 14 or 15

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Mourners attended a vigil at Capistrano Valley High School on Oct. 5, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

The five teens killed in a fiery crash in Irvine that left the 16-year-old driver the lone survivor have been identified, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday.

The teens had been previously named by classmates and friends after the early morning crash Saturday off the 5 Freeway. Multiple vigils have been held for the victims, who were all 15 or younger.

After a coroner’s investigation, those killed have been identified as: Jennifer Bahena, 14, of Laguna Hills; Jennifer Campos, 15, of Aliso Viejo; Matthew Ivan Melo, 15, of Mission Viejo; Brandon Alejandro Moreno, 14, of Mission Viejo; and Alejandro Sotelo, 14, of San Juan Capistrano.

Autopsies showed the cause of death for Bahena, Campos and Melo was multiple blunt force trauma injuries as a result of the collision.

A student wears a T-short memorializing Irvine crash victim Brandon Moreno at a vigil at Carl Hankey K-8 School on Oct. 7, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

A student wears a T-short memorializing Irvine crash victim Brandon Moreno at a vigil at Carl Hankey K-8 School on Oct. 7, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

The cause of death for Moreno and Sotelo remained pending.

A vigil was held Tuesday evening at Carl Hankey K-8 School in Mission Viejo, where Moreno was a student. Melo was a graduate of the school.

The three boys had grown up together playing soccer; the two girls played water polo at Laguna Hills High School.

The California Highway Patrol, which is investigating, has asked witnesses who saw the BMW sedan prior to the crash — or saw the crash itself — to come forward.

Boys who played soccer with Irvine crash victims Brandon Moreno, Matthew Melo and Alex Sotelo spoke at a memorial on Oct. 7, 2014, at Carl Hankey K-8 School. (Credit: KTLA)

Boys who played soccer with Irvine crash victims Brandon Moreno, Matthew Melo and Alex Sotelo spoke at a memorial on Oct. 7, 2014, at Carl Hankey K-8 School. (Credit: KTLA)

The teens were returning from Knott’s Scary Farm in Buena Park when the vehicle veered off the freeway, struck a guardrail, went up an embankment and then burst into flames.

Driver Bradley Morales was identified in a statement from Children’s Hospital of Orange County at Mission Hospital, where he underwent neurosurgery and was placed in intensive care.

Morales  did not have a license or a permit, and was driving a vehicle that appeared to belong to a relative, according to CHP. There were no initial indications that drugs or alcohol was involved, but tests were continuing, a CHP assistant chief said Monday.