Magnolia, Texas (Montgomery County Monitor) – At approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon a two car head-on collision claimed the life of a male Magnolia teen-ager. According to DPS Trooper Box, the deceased was driving a Honda Pilot north on FM 2978 near Hardin Store Road, when he attempted to pass in a no-passing zone. The Pilot collided with a Volvo SUV heading south, causing major damage to both vehicles.
Out of the four teenage occupants in the Pilot, the driver, Magdaleno Torres Pinon Jr., 16, was pronounced dead on-scene, Sandra Ramirez, 16, was flown by air ambulance to a treatment facility in Houston, and two others, Randy Trejo, 15, and Jessica Torres, 14, were transported by ground to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The County Monitor Website is the perfect place where you can find all Free Montgomery County Public Records.
Trooper Box also believes none of the Pilot occupants were wearing seat belts.
The two occupants of the Volvo, 42 year-old Anette Tanche-Larsen and her 13 year-old daughter Lisa, were also transported by ground to a local hospital with what is believed to be minor injuries.
Excessive speed and attempting to pass in a no-passing zone caused the collision, according to Trooper Box.