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Bay Area Duo Nabbed in Fatal Police Chase, Taco Truck Crash

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Modesto police say Rodney Quiros, 24, of San Francisco, and Antonio Gazo, 22, of Daly City, were jailed Saturday.
KPIX5, the CBS affiliate in the Bay Area, reports they drove a car stolen from Daly City.

Crashed Into Taco Truck Seating Area

Authorities say the incident began early Saturday morning when police spotted the stolen vehicle and tried to stop it. Quiros and Gazo allegedly fled and started shooting.
The suspects’ vehicle crashed into the Tacos Vallarta taco truck’s seating area in east Modesto and fatally struck two pedestrians.

Victims Identified

The two victims, later identified as Peter Gil, 31, and Melchor Leyva, 32, were struck by the suspects’ car before it crashed into a neighboring tire shop.
Jail records show Quiros and Gazo are being held without bail. It was not immediately clear if they had lawyers.
(GV Wire contributed to this article.)

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