23-year-old mother killed in fiery truck crash on East Fwy


HOUSTON, TX – A 23-year-old woman was killed in a fiery truck accident on the East Freeway on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and KTRK.

The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of the highway, near the Freeport exit, at about 2 p.m., when 23-year-old Miranda Jasso collided with a car, then lost control of her vehicle, and crashed into the rear of an 18-wheeler truck. Her vehicle then burst into flames.

Despite the attempts of bystanders to pull her from the burning vehicle, Jasso died as a result.

Jasso was the mother of a 3-year-old little girl. Her family has described the difficulty of losing a relative just before the Mother’s Day weekend. They have created a GoFundMe to help cover her funeral expenses.

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