Six members of the University of New Mexico golf team and their coach, the teenager and her father were killed in the crash.
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Was driving. Authorities say Thursday (March 17) that nine people were killed when a 13-year-old boy drove a pickup truck into a van carrying a Texas College golf team.
Police say six members of a New Mexico University golf team and their coach were killed in a crash Tuesday night in western Texas. A 13-year-old boy and his 38-year-old father have died. Two Canadian students have been admitted to hospital in critical condition.
Driving with an authorized age of 15 years
That evening, according to Texas officials, the pickup truck they were traveling in veered off the road and collided head-on with a van. Then both vehicles caught fire.
At age 13, you are not allowed to drive in Texas. You have to wait 15 years to get a driver’s license, so you have to go on the road with a licensed adult.