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Final victim in fatal drag racing crash identified

The 8-year-old boy died on Saturday after being hit by car

Another GoFundMe campaign has been set up to support the last victim of Saturday's fatal drag crash in Kerrville — eight-year-old Santiago Abel Martinez, who died from his injuries at Peterson Regional Medical Center.

A GoFundMe account, established by the friends of the boys' parents, Abel and Karina Martinez, aims to raise $20,000 to help offset costs. The family is from San Antonio, and Martinez is the nephew of Rebecca Cedillo, also critically injured in Saturday's crash.

Martinez and Daniel Jones, 6, died after being struck by a 1990 Ford Mustang that lost control at the end of a 1/8-mile race. Kerrville Police said Michael Gonzales, 34, of Fort Worth, was behind the wheel of the car. Gonzales was seriously injured in the crash.

"Our sweet Santi left this world too soon," the GoFundMe post said. "He was a beautiful, happy boy who will be missed dearly by all those who knew him and interacted with him. He left an impact on everyone he met, even if it only may have been once. His bright light will keep shining in our hearts for all eternity until we meet again.


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