The seven children and one adult from California riding in the same vehicle who were killed in a head-on collision New Years Day have been identified by their family.
“On January 1, 2021 our families (Verdin, Pulido, and Ayala) lost eight members in a tragic accident,” the organizer of a GoFundMe page created Sunday wrote. “Gabriela Verdin, Brooke Pulido, Giada Pulido, Jonah Pulido, Mia Pulido, Daniella Ayala, Camila Ayala, and Anthony Ayala were taken from us while returning home.”
The group was killed in a fiery crash New Year’s Day when a 2013 Dodge Journey, driven by 28-year-old Daniel Luna, collided with Gabriela Verdin’s 2007 Ford F-150 pickup truck, according to The New York Times and Associated Press. Luna also died in the collision.
The California Highway Patrol said that Luna was traveling southbound on the highway in his Dodge SUV when he veered onto the dirt…