Crowd Funding Raises Money for Vicitms of Haskell County Crash

HASKELL COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Fundraising efforts are underway for the families of four Vernon College students involved in a fatal crash in Haskell County Saturday night. 

Yanice Wade McCuistion, a 19-year-old Vernon College Rodeo Team member from Sugar City, Colorado, was the first victim pronounced deceased following the crash on U.S. 277 just north of Haskell around 6:30 p.m. 

Over $6,000 in donations have already poured in to a YouCaringPage has been established for McCuision's funeral funds. 

On that page, McCuistion is remembered "as a true 'Cowboy.' [who] loved to rodeo and had a heart for giving."

The crash's second victim, Vinita Jean Trevino, 19, of Petrolia, Texas, was transported from the scene of the crash to Hendrick Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased. Trevino was enrolled as a student at Vernon College. 

Two other Vernon College Rodeo Team members are alive and recovering from the crash - Jakob Plummer, 20, of Wichita Falls, Texas and Drew Hall, 20, of Canadian, Texas. Plummer was in critical condition following the crash and Hall was in serious condition. Their current conditions are not known at this time.

A GoFundMePage is raising money for the families of Trevino and Plummer

KTAB and KRBC have not been able to locate any crowd-funding pages for Hall. 

The cause of the fatal crash is still under investigation, but a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety says McCuistion, the driver of the students' vehicle, disregarded a stop sign, causing a truck pulling a mobile home to impact their vehicle.

The 73-year-old driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Stick with BigCountryHomepage for any updates on this developing story. 


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