Center teen dies in late Sunday night wreck
A 17-year-old Center reisdent was killed late Sunday night in a one car crash on State Highway 7, according to Texas Department of Public Safety troopers.
The driver is identified as 17-year-old Emily Hernandez-Garcia from Center. Hernandez-Garcia was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Shelby County Justice of the Peace.
This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time, officers said.
They investigated a one vehicle crash on State Highway 7 Monday morning that reportedly occurred the previous night, about one half mile east of County Road 1211.
The preliminary investigation indicates at approximately 10:30 p.m., on Sept. 2, a 2008 Pontiac passenger car was traveling east.
For reasons not yet determined by troopers, the driver drove across the westbound lanes and struck a tree. The crash was not discovered until approximately 8:30 a.m., on Sept. 3, DPS reported.