Joseph Alaniz, 19 was killed in a car accident at around 3:00 a.m. early Tuesday morning. The car he was a passenger in, a 2007 Mazda 3, rolled over after the driver of the vehicle swerved to avoid hitting a deer. The accident happened on FM 1431 road, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Among the other passengers in the vehicle were the driver Brandon Cook, 18; Vasantha Fraser; and Drequan Meyers. Cook and Fraser were listed in stable condition, while Meyers was listed as being in critical condition. All four teens were wearing their safety belts at the time of the crash.
The following information is provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):