Second teen dies after 90-100 mph crash in Des Moines

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DES MOINES, Iowa - A second teen in a high speed crash Monday night in Des Moines has died.

Police say 17-year-old Jair Sanchez-Banos was the driver of the car that witnesses say was going 90 to 100 miles per hour when it crashed into a stand of trees.  

He died from his injuries Wednesday night.

A 16-year-old passenger, Emilio Esteban Garcia died at the hospital shortly after the crash. 

Des Moines police officers were looking for the car, which had been reported stolen, and reported in a drive by shooting, before the crash.  

An officer found the car after it crashed at 30th Street and Jefferson Avenue in Des Moines.   

 
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