Orange county teen killed in early morning crash
An Orange County teenager was killed today in an early morning accident.
Texas DPS reported that the teen was driving west in the 400 block of Sawmill Rd. just before 2:00 am, when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.
Hipolito Rico Hernandez, Jr., of Orange County, was pronounced dead at the scene by Orange County Justice of the Peace Derry Dunn.
Angela Nicole Castolenia,16, of Vidor, was a passenger in the car. She was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont where she was listed in critical condition.