Three Students Killed in East Texas Crash
A two vehicle accident in Rusk County has claimed the lives of three students who according to reports attended Stephen F. Austin University.
DPS reports an SUV driven by Kevin Christian Garcia, 19, of Houston was attempting a U-turn when he crashed into a tractor-trailer truck on Highway 135.
Three passengers riding in Garcia’s vehicle died in the accident. They are identified as Patrick Wayne Fagan, 18, of Missouri City, Texas, Kamilla Burgos-Carrillo, 21, of Tamaulipas, Mexico, and Hunter Vance Buck, 23, of Bastrop.
Just hours before the wreck, Buck posted, "Everyone wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die" on his Twitter page.
Garcia is listed in critical condition at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.