Texas DPS investigating fatal ATV crash

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WESLACO, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash that occurred yesterday at approximately 7:29 p.m. on F.M. 800 and Oyama Road in San Benito.  Preliminary investigation revealed, a Nissan Frontier was traveling east on F.M. 800.  An ATV, occupied by one driver and two passengers, was traveling southbound on Oyama road and disregarded a stop sign. The Nissan and ATV then collided.  14-year-old Esela Lerma a resident of San Benito-driver of the ATV was pronounced deceased.  The two passengers of the ATV were transported and are being treated at Valley Baptist Medical Center.   Driver of the Nissan was not transported to the hospital.

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