Texas A&M Student Killed while Texting and Driving

By: Hardy Meredith
By: Hardy Meredith

A Texas A&M student is dead after Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers say she crashed her vehicle while texting and driving.

DPS says that at exactly 3:16AM Wednesday, Chandler Renee Small,19, of Montgomery County was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed on Highway 30 near the Walker/Grimes County line.

Soon upon entering Grimes County, DPS says Small failed to negotiate a turn because she was in the middle of texting on her phone.

Her vehicle left the roadway and hit a culvert.

The high rate of speed vaulted the vehicle, flipping it over onto its roof.

Small died instantly, according to DPS officials.

Another motorist found her and called law enforcement...which responded within a few minutes.

DPS says there was no way Small would have survived because of the extent of her injuries.


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