SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — The passenger in an early Sunday morning single-car crash died Tuesday night, the San Diego Medical Examiner's office reported Wednesday.
26-year-old Stephanie Rivera, a resident of Mexico, was injured after the Lamborghini she was traveling in crashed near North Harbor Drive.
News 8 has learned Rivera was a Baja beauty queen.
The driver of the car, 33-year-old Michael Llamas – the former CEO of a Poway-based medical marijuana company – was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
Llamas was reportedly driving the sports car at a high rate of speed when the car veered off the road and collided with a palm tree.
Rivera was ejected from the car.
Fire crews arrived on the scene and transported the woman to UCSD Medical Center where she was diagnosed with multiple injuries.
Rivera was pronounced dead Tuesday night.