Identity released of Milby High School student who was killed when vehicle plunged into Brays Bayou

HOUSTON – Emergency crews have recovered the physique of a 16-year-old woman who turned trapped inside a vehicle that plunged into the Brays Bayou in east Houston Monday afternoon, in response to Houston police.

Three teenagers – two women and one boy – have been touring in a vehicle within the 100 block of Broadway, close to Hockley Street, when the motive force in some way lost management, went over the guardrail of the bridge and into the deep waters round 1 p.m. The principal of Milby High School was on the scene and confirmed to KPRC 2 that at the least two of the occupants have been college students from the highschool.

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HFD stated the boy and one of the ladies contained in the vehicle managed to get free, whereas the opposite woman, recognized as 16-year-old Emily Castilleja remained trapped. Police stated one of the surviving teenagers was taken to a hospital with trauma to the arm and face, whereas the opposite didn’t search remedy.

HPD Vehicular Crimes investigators additionally responded to the scene. The official trigger of the crash is unknown, however police stated the harm to the guard rail signifies velocity could have been an element.


The Milby High School softball staff honored Castilleja with a balloon launch Tuesday

“Our hearts are heavy, but we will always cherish the memories. Praying for peace and strength for our players, family members, fellow classmates and Milby community,” a tweet from the staff’s Twitter web page stated.

Students and workers wore blue in her honor.

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