Veteran’s Memorial High School is mourning the loss of Assistant Band Director Jesus Lopez who was killed in an auto accident in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Tuesday night.
Preliminary reports suggest driver of the red pickup fell asleep before colliding with Lopez’s vehicle, which was parked near the high school. The intensity of the crash caused Lopez’s car to wedge between some trees.
The driver of the truck did not suffer any serious injuries. Authorities are investigating the accident.
The following information was provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS):