Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the names of the individuals in the rollover
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A two-month-old baby was killed in a single-vehicle rollover Sunday night.
The Brownsville Police Department said the baby and her mother were killed in the accident after being ejected from the vehicle.
At 4:25 p.m. Sunday, police received a call about a single-vehicle rollover on FM 511 and Dr. Hugh Emmerson Road in Brownsville. When they arrived, officers found Alejandra Trejo, 18, and her daughter, Adeylani Barrera, dead at the scene of the accident, said Sgt. Billy Killebrew.
Adeylani would have been two months old Tuesday.
The woman was reported to not be wearing seat belt and while the child was in a car seat it was not secured with a seat belt, Killebrew said.
Alejandro Barrera Jr., 17, who was the father of the newborn, reported to police he fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of the vehicle.
Killebrew said the man was not arrested.