Destiny Leiba Killed; Amanda Hynes Injured in Accident at State Hwy 35 near Aransas Pass, TX

December 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Destiny Leiba, Amanda Hynes
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 35 S, Aransas Pass, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
San Patricio County Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
State Hwy 35
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Two vehicles were involved in a collision that occurred under unclear circumstances

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left one person dead at State Hwy 35 near Aransas Pass, TX on December 5th, 2023. Police say 24-year-old Destiny Leiba was killed after a vehicle occupied by Leiba was involved in a collision with a second vehicle. Reports did not provide details regarding a possible cause for the collision. It was stated by officials that the collision caused Leiba to be ejected from her vehicle, causing fatal injuries. The other driver, identified as Amanda Hynes, is said to have suffered non-life threatening injuries, along with her child passengers. Additional information was not available.

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