Little Cypress-Mauriceville 14-year-old girl killed in crash
"On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at approximately 3:19 AM, the Vidor Police Department dispatch center received a call of a one vehicle traffic collision on Wexford Drive near North Main (HWY 105). The first officer on scene found a pick up that had left the roadway striking a tree. There was major damage to the passenger side of the vehicle. The officer found that there were 3 occupants in the vehicle. One of the occupants was ejected from the vehicle. The officer attempted to render aid until Acadian Ambulance Service and Orange County ESD #1 arrived on scene. The ejected 14 year old passenger was Pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Rodney Price. The name of the deceased passenger is being with-held for 24 hours to allow family members to be contacted. The other two occupants were 13 years of age and were transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital by Acadian Ambulance Service in Serious but not life-threatening condition. The investigation is on-going. It appears that speed was a factor in this tragedy."
According to Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll, a 14-year-old girl was killed just after 3 a.m. on Wexford Drive.
She and two other 14-year-old's were in a car that police believe crashed due to excessive speed.
The other two teens were taken to Christus St. Elizabeth.
Her name will not be released until all family is notified.
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