13-year-old crashed truck into golf team’s van, killing 9 in Texas, officials say

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The Charlotte Observer

Investigators announced that a 13-year-old was driving the pickup truck that crashed head-on with a college golf team’s van, killing nine people in Texas. The University of the Southwest’s men’s and women’s golf teams were heading to their New Mexico campus after competing in Midland, Texas, the night of Tuesday, March 15, McClatchy News reported. Six students and their coach were killed in the fiery wreck along FM 1788, east of Andrews. Both occupants of the truck also died. Officials were initially uncertain what caused the truck to veer into the opposite lane, causing the collision. During …

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