SHIRO – An Anderson-Shiro student, 16-year old Omar Rodriguez, died in a one-vehicle accident in Shiro early Sunday morning, Oct. 10.
At approximately 2:28 a.m., Rodriguez was traveling eastbound I n a 1992 Chevrolet pickup on Texas State Highway 30, near Farm-to-Market Road 2562. Rodriguez left the roadway into the westbound grass ditch and overturned multiple times. He was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Rodriguez was pronounced deceased on scene by Grimes County Justice of the Peace Chris Accord.
Sergeant Martha Smith stated the family needs help for funeral expenses. Donations can be made directly to Rios Funeral Directors, Bobby Rios, 281-689-7878, Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.