SAN MARCOS, TX – A 7-year-old child is the third reported death in Saturday’s deadly rollover crash in San Marcos, according to FOXSanAntonio.
In an update to a previous story, an SUV containing 10 passengers – five adults and five children – was heading to the Austin area from San Antonio when the vehicle ran off of I-35 in San Marcos and flipped several times. Two adult passengers died in the crash.
Three children – ages 7, 8, and 9 – were taken to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin.
The 7-year-old died on Tuesday. The other two children remain hospitalized in stable condition.
Police say the crash is still being investigated. They believe speeding and a blown tire were instrumental in the accident. Investigators said of ten people in the vehicle, only the driver was wearing a seatbelt. Investigators also said the SUV was only suited for five passengers.
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