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Man killed in crash is identified as Huntington Beach resident

Man killed in crash is identified as Huntington Beach resident
A 46-year-old Huntington Beach man was killed Wednesday in a crash at the intersection of Yorktown Avenue and Main Street in Huntington Beach. (Daily Pilot)

A man killed in a crash that also injured three people Wednesday night in Huntington Beach has been identified as Andres Batta, 46, of Huntington Beach, the Orange County coroner's office said Friday.

Huntington Beach police responded at 7:35 p.m. to a report of a collision involving a Porsche 911 and a Ford Mustang at the intersection of Yorktown Avenue and Main Street.

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Batta, who was driving the Porsche, was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange, where he died of his injuries at 8:24 p.m., authorities said.

A 20-year-old man who was driving the Mustang was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, along with his two passengers, police said.

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Police said the crash occurred when the Mustang made a northbound turn onto Main from Yorktown as the Porsche was traveling west on Yorktown.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Huntington Beach police accident investigators at (714) 536-5670 or (714) 536-5666.

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