Driver wanted in street race crash that killed NC high school student

Luis Rodriguez is wanted after a deadly crash. Police looking for a 2005 G35 Infiniti (Courtesy: Thomasville Police Department)

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WFMY) — Thomasville Police are looking for the driver involved in a high-speed street race that killed a 16-year-old student.

Police are looking for Luis Rodriguez, 21, who they said was involved in the street race Sunday morning on Randolph Street.


The race caused a crash that killed 16-year-old, Marco Escamilla, a student at Ledford High School. Three other people were also injured in the crash. Police said Rodriguez was driving a 2005 G35 Infiniti.

Rodriguez faces charges of manslaughter, speed competition, careless and reckless operation, speeding, no operator’s license, and larceny.

If you have any information call Thomasville Crime Stoppers at 336-476-8477.

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