A tragic news story made headlines recently after a terrible accident resulted in the loss of numerous young lives. According to reports, a plane filled with young social media influencers and models plummeted from the sky in a horrible crash.
Now, more information has been discovered. According to officials, the body of a student pilot who was in the cockpit has tested positive for being under the influence of drugs.
"James Pedroza, 28, was sitting in the front of the plane that crashed on April 9 and had cocaine in his system the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office in Arizona told the Arizona Republic. It is not clear who was in control of the plane at the time of the crash as Pedroza, a VIP host in Las Vegas, was sitting with Erik Valente, 26, who was a certified pilot," reported People.
The plane was headed for Las Vegas from Arizona when it crashed shortly after taking off. It was reported that the passengers died from blunt force trauma and thermal trauma.
"Before they crashed, Pedroza checked in with air traffic control, although he did not indicate that he was having trouble with the plane," according to CBS News.
Their fans on social media were shocked by the news of their deaths. Please join us in praying for all those who lost a loved one during this tragic accident.
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