La Vernia teen killed in Hwy 123 crash
by Joe Baker
Sep 28, 2012 | 4496 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
KARNES COUNTY – A La Vernia teen was killed and a La Vernia man was injured as a result of a truck and cattle trailer crash Saturday morning.

According to information from DPS, at about 5 a.m., Elliot Renshaw, 17, was driving a truck pulling a fully loaded cattle trailer, traveling north on Highway 123 near the Karnes-Wilson county line when he fell asleep, losing control of the vehicle.

The truck and trailer left the roadway and crashed into a tree injuring Renshaw, and causing fatal injuries to Kimberly Jacob, 16, who was a passenger in the truck.

Several cattle that were loaded in the trailer were killed and injured as a result of the accident.

Police say the accident remains under investigation.
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