Texas DPS Identifies Three Killed in Crash Near Ropesville
The three people killed yesterday in a one-vehicle rollover accident on US 62/82 one mile north of Ropesville have been identified.
Texas DPS confirmed Kress resident Linda Rodriguez (42) was the driver. She died in the crash, along with passengers Jade Villeda (11) and Angel Rodriguez (76).
All three individuals were pronounced dead at the scene.
Texas DPS Corporal John Gonzales stated the three victims weren’t wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash and were ejected from the vehicle.
A fourth passenger, Francisca Rodriguez (76), was wearing a seatbelt, but suffered injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
According to KAMC News, speed was a major factor in the accident.