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15-year-old killed in fatal car accident in Mexia

Posted at 10:58 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 12:01:33-04

MEXIA, TX — A 15-year-old was killed in an accident on Wednesday in Mexia.

Police said that around 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Mexia Fire and Emergency Medical Service personnel were dispatched to the scene of a single-vehicle accident on Limestone County Road 256, just outside the Mexia City Limits. Rescuers arrived on scene at 7:34 p.m.

Upon arrival and assessment, rescuers determined that an SUV had left the roadway and crashed.

There were three juvenile occupants of the vehicle at the time of the accident.

They said that one occupant, a 15-year old, male Mexia resident, was apparently ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The other two occupants were uninjured and were released from the scene to their parents.

The scene was cleared at 9:48 p.m.

The identities of the vehicle occupants are not being released at this time, pending further inquiries.

The City of Mexia extends its thoughts and prayers to the family of the young man who passed away.

The City extends its thanks to Mexia Fire and Emergency Medical Service personnel, the Mexia Police Department, the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Limestone County Sheriff's Office, Justice of the Peace the Honorable Mike Bell, and the Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home for their assistance during this tragic event.