HUNTSVILLE, Tx (KYLE) — Three Sam Houston State University students are dead and a fourth injured after a major car accident on campus.
It happened early Saturday morning on campus near the intersection of South Avenue I and Bowers Boulevard.
University officials say the single-vehicle, rollover accident killed: 19-year-old Blanca Espinal, 22-year-old Eric Torres and 20-year-old Alfonso Mata.
A fourth passenger, 23-year-old Thomas Roling, was transported to a nearby hospital.
The wreck is still under investigation.
Counsleors were on hand Monday for students greiving.
SHSU President Dana Gibson issued the following statement: “Our Bearkat Family is deeply saddened by the loss of our students in this tragic accident. Our hearts go out to their family and friends during this difficult time.”