Man hurt in California tutoring club crash dies

Man succumbs to injuries suffered in crash at Southern California tutoring center

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Man hurt in California tutoring club crash dies
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Authorities assess the damage at the scene where a car crashed into the Tutoring Club in Fountain Valley, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Police say a 76-year-old man drove his car into the tutoring club, injuring five people, including two who were trapped underneath the vehicle. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Sam Gangwer)

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- A man who was among six people injured when a car went into a California tutoring center earlier this week has died.

Authorities say 32-year-old Alex Martinez succumbed to his injuries Wednesday. Martinez and four others were injured Monday when a car driven by 76-year-old Peter Hauk rammed through a glass storefront at the Tutoring Club in Orange County.

Hauk also was hurt in the crash. He and the other four were treated and released from a hospital.

The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/16Nxmb4) Martinez was the most senior tutor at the Fountain Valley tutoring center, where he taught kids math, science and English and helped high school students prepare for the SAT.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. No arrest has been made.

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