Teen driver killed in overnight crash near Alamo, DPS says

1 month 1 week 1 day ago Saturday, July 02 2022 Jul 2, 2022 July 02, 2022 7:06 PM July 02, 2022 in News - Local
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A 17-year-old female driver was killed overnight Saturday following a one-vehicle crash near Alamo, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 1999 Ford Expedition was traveling northbound on Tower Road north of Wisconsin Road at an unsafe speed at around 3:36 a.m. when it failed to drive in a single lane on the eastside of the roadway, according to a news release from DPS.

The vehicle then crashed into a utility pole. The driver, Jasmine Lorrane Heredia of Edinburg, succumbed to her injuries at the scene, DPS said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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