Silvia Zavala Dead in 2-Vehicle Crash in Houston

Silvia Zavala Dead in 2-Vehicle Crash in Houston

Silvia Zavala ID’d as Woman Killed in Houston Car Accident
Houston, Texas (January 3, 2018) – The woman who was killed Tuesday afternoon in a traffic accident in suburban Houston has been identified as Silvia Zavala, 45,  according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
The horrific crash took place at an unspecified time Tuesday, January 1. The exact scene of the accident was not mentioned in the report.
Authorities said a 14-year-old boy and his two teen passengers were reportedly throwing eggs at other cars when another driver showed a handgun and began to chase the teens in his vehicle.
The 14-year-old then drove a GMC Arcadia at high speed through a red light and crashed into a Ford pickup truck driven by Zavala.
Zavala was declared dead at the scene by responding paramedics. According to the officials, Zavala had just gone shopping based on some debris strewn at the scene of the crash and was innocent.
The unidentified 14-year-old driver sustained broken ankle in the crash. He was charged with murder and booked into the county juvenile detention center.
The unidentified driver of a late-model Lincoln that chased the teens was complying with investigators.
The crash remains under investigation.

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