1 dead, 4 hurt when Mustang crashes off Galveston seawall

18-year old Irvin Ruiz died Sunday when a 2004 Ford Mustang driven by an 18-year old friend left the roadway and went over the Galveston seawall near 1st Street at the far east end of the island. The four others in the car were the driver Aaron Ceballos (19), Luis Aguirre (16), Alexis Williamson (14) and Celeste Plesada (14). Ruiz was a student in the Texas City Independent School District and had planned to join the U.S. Army after graduation. Police are investigating the accident and have not yet determined whether Ceballos will face charges. Channel 2’s article is here.

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