Alejandro Olvera Victim of Fatal Hallsville Wreck

Tuesday’s deadly crash claimed the life of one Hallsville High School student and critically injured two other teenagers.

Hallsville Police said the incident occurred Tuesday afternoon when the driver, 18-year-old Samuel Ellis, lost control of the vehicle, left the road and crashed into a tree on Willow Road.

One passenger, 16-year-old Alejandro Olvera, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Ellis and another passenger, 17-year-old Austin Urbellis, were transported to a Longview hospital in critical condition.

All three were students at Hallsville High School.

They were all wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.