School van accident in Trinity kills 1, injures 10
An accident involving an East Texas school van and a second vehicle has killed one student and injured 10 others.
According to authorities, a Trinity ISD van was picking up students this morning when it was re-ended by 2008 Ford pick-up truck on FM 1893 in Trinity county, about five miles west of Trinity.
A seven-year-old girl was severely injured and later died at East Texas Medical Center from the injuries she sustained during the crash, police report.
Authorities later confirmed the girl was the daughter of Trinity County Sheriff’s Deputy David Magness.
According to on-scene investigators, all children were properly restrained at the time of the incident.
There were four occupants in the truck at the time of the crash. The vehicle was being driven by 17-year-old Micah Brock, who was uninjured, however, her three passengers were transported to the hospital.
The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
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- Written by Jill Fowler