3 university students die in East Texas wreck

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Associated Press

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 3:34 PM

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — Three Stephen F. Austin State University students have been killed and another hurt in a two-vehicle wreck in East Texas.

The Department of Public Safety says both drivers survived the Rusk County accident involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer rig.

An official at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler says 19-year-old Kevin Garcia of Houston was in serious condition Monday. DPS says an SUV driven by Garcia was hit by a truck Saturday night while making a U-turn on Highway 315. The trucker wasn't hurt.

The three SUV passengers died at the scene. DPS identified them as 18-year-old Patrick Wayne Fagan of Missouri City, 23-year-old Hunter Vance Buck of Bastrop and 21-year-old Kamilla Burgos-Carrillo of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

DPS didn't immediately provide more details Monday.

State F. Austin State is in Nacogdoches (na-kuh-DOH'-chihs).

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