MCLENNAN COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - On Saturday, members of Brazos Valley Young Life were on their way to Colorado when the vehicle they were in rolled over on Interstate 35, near West.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said the crash happened near mile marker 348 around 1:40 p.m. Saturday. DPS Troopers determined the Toyota 4 Runner was traveling north when a tire blew out, causing the driver to lose control.
The SUV flipped multiple times, ejecting three passengers. Anna Wegener, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and three other passengers were taken to a local hospital. One of them is in critical condition. According to Young Life Brazos Valley, two passengers were unharmed and two other passengers are still in the hospital.
According to a statement released by Young Life, the five volunteers were all Texas A&M University students. They were headed to Young Life's Frontier Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado. There were about 100 other Texas A&M students set to join them. Young Life said that some of those students have chosen not to make the trip now.
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Troopers on scene discovered that three passengers were not wearing their seat belts at the time.