Recent High School Graduate Struck, Killed in Brownsville Crash

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BROWNSVILLE – A grieving mother is offering forgiveness after her son was killed in a hit-and-run in Brownsville.

She says her son, Abel Michael Rose, graduated high school on Monday.

The 18-year-old was at a stop light near the 800 block of Boca Chica Boulevard early Wednesday morning when another vehicle slammed into his car, killing him and injuring a passenger.

Detective J.J. Trevino with the Brownsville Police Department says the 25-year-old driver of the other car was hospitalized with a broken hip and knee.

Investigators are looking for more information on a third vehicle, a silver Nissan Titan pickup truck.

KRGV’s Taylor Winkel spoke to the mother of the victim.  

Watch the video above for more information.

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