Jennifer Gonzalez Killed in Accident at State Hwy 288 in Brazoria County, TX

February 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jennifer Gonzalez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 288, Freeport, Brazoria County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Brazoria County Police
Vehicles Involved
GMC, Chevrolet Pickup Truck
State Hwy 288
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup truck collided with another vehicle

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a collision that killed a teen at State Hwy 288 in Brazoria County, TX on February 26th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:27 a.m. Authorities say a southbound Chevrolet pickup truck collided with a GMC pickup truck in a shoulder. A passenger in the Chevrolet truck, identified as 19-year-old Jennifer Gonzalez, suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the truck, 21-year-old Rodrigo Santa Cruz, was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities add that Cruz was arrested on an intoxication assault charge. Additional information was not immediately available.

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