SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police have identified the driver who they say hit and killed a 13-year-old girl who was watching a soccer game.
Police say 33-year-old Esperanza O. Vasquez, of Silver Spring was driving in the rear parking lot of Eastern Middle School on July 1 when he lost control and hit 13-year-old Deborah Roxana Reyes Casasola and an adult female.
Vasquez does not have a Maryland Driver's License or Maryland Learner's Permit, according to police. Investigators are determining whether Vasquez has a valid license from another state.
Deborah Roxana Reyes Casasola was hit and dragged about 100 feet on the field.She was pronounced dead shortly after the crash.
Police say there were three people in the striking vehicle. The owner of the vehicle, 33-year-old Roland B. Delgado-Romero, was in the front passenger seat. A 26-year-old female was a rear passenger in the vehicle. Police say she has a valid Maryland Learner's Permit.
Investigation revealed that before the crash, the girl with her Learner's Permit was practicing driving in the parking lot. At some point before the crash, police say Vasquez and the girl switched places.
School video surveillance shows that the occupants of the vehicle switched positions prior to the collision.
At this time, no charges have been made in this case. The investigation is ongoing and the video has not been released.