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Galveston seawall crash kills driver and passenger

A Sunday morning crash on the Galveston seawall has killed a passenger and driver. A 2006 PT Cruiser, driver by 19-year old Kendall Reed from Crosby, left the roadway and struck a concrete pillar around 3:00 a.m. Sara Santana, age 20, was pulled from the vehicle by bystanders before it burst into flame with the driver still trapped inside. Mr. Reed died at the scene, despite emergency responders’ efforts to save him. Galveston P.D. are working to determine the cost of the fatal accident, including whether alcohol was a factor.

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Adrian Paul Mills charged with intox manslaughter in Galveston seawall crash

38-year old Adrian Paul Mills has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after a car accident on Galveston’s seawall that claimed the life of a 72-year old man and injured his wife. Apparently Mills was driving his Infiniti QX56 SUV eastbound on Seawall Boulevard when he attempted a u-turn, causing him to collide with the side of a minivan driven by Ashley Boyd whose wife Alice was riding as passenger. Ashley Boyd was pronounced dead at the scene and Mrs. Boyd was rushed to UTMB hospital.

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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.