DPS identifies teen killed in crash on State Highway 158
A 15-year-old girl was killed in a crash along State Highway 158 on Monday.
DPS has identified the victim as Jenna J. Bird of Greenwood.
According to DPS, their troopers were called out to a crash at FM 1379 and State Highway 158 around 6:41 a.m.
When the troopers arrived at the scene they found a crash involving a Hyundai Accent and a Ford F-250 pickup.
The driver of the Accent, who was identified as Jenna, passed away at the scene. Two passengers in the Accent were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the F-250 was not hurt in the crash.
A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that the Accent was stopped at a stop sign on FM 1379 while the F-250 was traveling east on SH 158.
DPS says that the Accent left the intersection and was trying to turn left onto the highway when it collided with the F-250.
Everyone involved in the crash was wearing a seat belt.
A prayer service was held at the Greenwood High School Gym on Monday night for Jenna.