SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal wreck in Shelby County that killed a teenager.
According to DPS, Emily Hernandez-Garcia, 17, of Center, died Sunday on Texas Highway 7, about a half-mile east of County Road 1211.
Her 2008 Pontiac car was traveling east on Highway 7, then crossed the westbound lanes and struck a tree around 10:30 p.m., a news release stated. The crash was not discovered until around 8:30 a.m. Monday.
Center High School Principal Matthew Gregory released a statement Monday morning: