Huntsville Teen Dies After I-45 Wreck

An accident Sunday night in Huntsville has now claimed the life of one of the five teens involved.

Rebecca Whitehead, 15, died at Hermann Memorial Hospital in Houston Tuesday as a result of injuries suffered in the one-car accident on I-45. Authorities believe the car veered off the feeder road Sunday around 8 p.m., tried to correct, but ended up hitting a number of trees.

Four other teens were in the car at the time. According to Huntsville Police, one is still being treated at Hermann, while they believe the other three have been released from the hospital.


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