19-Year Old Killed in Fatal Accident in Kenedy County

It was a tragic end to the Fourth of July for one family as they were involved in a fatal accident just after midnight in Kenedy County, about 12 miles north of Raymondville.

Department of Public Safety troopers said the vehicle went off the roadway and struck a tree, causing it to roll over three times. 19-year old Niser Saldana-Quilantan was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle, 19-year old Edgar Ortega, and a two-year old baby that was also in the vehicle, both suffered minor injuries.


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