By Staff

LAWRENCE (CBS) – 24-year-old Gabriela Hernandez has been identified by the Essex District Attorney’s Office as the person who was killed in a car crash in Lawrence on Thursday that left four others injured.

Police say a Honda Civic and an Acura collided just before 12:30 a.m. on Thursday at the spot where South Union Street and Winthrop Avenue meet Exeter Street. One of the cars ended up smashed up in the parking lot of a convenience store.

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Hernandez, who was from Lawrence, was a passenger in the Honda when the cars collided. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The person driving her car, a 20-year-old woman from Lawrence, remains in critical condition.

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The three people in the Acura, a 31-year-old Lawrence man, a 29-year-old Lawrence man, and a 29-year-old Methuen man, were taken to Lawrence General Hospital with serious injuries, but “non life-threatening” injuries.

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As of Friday afternoon, no charges have been filed and the incident remains under investigation. Staff