Tech student killed in car accident near Bryan, Texas - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Tech student killed in car accident near Bryan, Texas

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Two college students, one from Texas Tech University, have died after their car slammed into the rear of a semi-trailer.

The accident happened Monday morning in Calvert, Texas, which is 30 miles north of Bryan, Texas.

According to DPS in Franklin, Texas, the semi was slowing down to make a right turn into a convenience store when the car slammed into the back of it. Rachel Yassow of Montgomery, 21, and Trace Thornton of Spring, 22, were killed in the accident.

Thornton was a student at Texas Tech University. Yassow was a student at the University of Houston.

According to DPS, there was no evidence of alcohol or drugs. Everyone was using seatbelts.

The truck driver, from Fort Worth, was not injured.

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