San Benito teen died in ATV crash

A 14-year-old teen died after a vehicle collided with an ATV, according to a Department of Public Safety press release.

The crash occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Farm-to-Market Road 800 and Oyama Road.

A Nissan Frontier traveling east on F.M. 800 collided with the ATV near the intersection with Oyama Road when the ATV’s driver, 14-year-old Esela Lerma, missed a stop sign.
Lerma was pronounced dead at the scene and two of her passengers were transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center, where they were being treated. Their condition is not known.