Fort Worth College Student Among Two Killed In Crash Near Wichita Falls

Curt Lewis
July 13, 2020 - 5:46 am
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 A 20-year-old college student from Fort Worth has been identified as one of two people killed in a crash on Highway 281 about 16 miles south of Wichita Falls over the weekend.

Trinity College co-ed Rebekah Wendt was the passenger in a car that that was broadsided by a pick-up. She was flown to JPS in Fort Worth but did not survive.

According to her Facebook page, Wendt was a 2019 graduate of the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts.

The driver of the car was a 19-year-old student who was killed at the scene. He was also a student at Trinity College in San Antonio.

DPS investigators believe he was responsible for failing to yield the right-of-way to the pick-up.