Coleman – Student Died in Fatal CR 223 Crash
Posted on Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 11:10 am
A high school student from Coleman was killed after a deadly vehicle accident on County Road 223, Sunday midnight.
According to the the Department of Public Safety, the incident happened just after 12:00 a.m., approximately a mile south of County Road 244 in Coleman County. Police said that a female teenager was riding an off-road utility vehicle when it struck a deer. The impact of the crash ejected the occupant from the vehicle, leaving her with serious injuries. Emergency crews immediately transported the victim to Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo for medical treatment. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries later that day.
The fatality was only identified as a 16-year-old high school student from Coleman.
No one else was injured, as per the release.
The crash remains under investigation.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the Coleman Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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