TikTok star Gabriel Salazar, 3 others killed in fiery crash after Texas police chase
TikTok star Gabriel Salazar, who had greater than 2.2 million followers on the social media platform, is useless following a fiery crash in Texas that killed three different individuals, authorities stated.
At about 1:20 a.m. Sunday, a Crystal Metropolis police officer pulled over the automotive Salazar, 19, was driving in Zavala County, about 100 miles exterior of San Antonio, in response to the Zavala County Sheriff’s Workplace. It is not clear why the automobile was stopped.
The officer then reported he was in pursuit of the automotive, a white Chevy Camaro driving on Freeway 83.
A deputy joined the pursuit and tried to deploy a tire deflation gadget that was unsuccessful, in response to the sheriff’s workplace.
In the course of the chase, the “Chevrolet Camaro drove off the street, over-corrected, and traveled throughout the roadway, onto the west barrow ditch,” in response to the Texas Division of Public Security, which is main the investigation into the crash. “The automobile struck some timber, rolled a number of occasions, and the automobile caught hearth.” Pictures from the scene present the automotive engulfed in flames.
Salazar, who made his identify on TikTok below the deal with “gabenotbabe” and boasted a following of greater than 800,000 on Instagram, was pronounced useless on the scene, officers stated.
Jose Luis Jimenez-Mora, 41, Jose Molina-Lara, 23, and Sergio Espinoza-Flores, 36, had been additionally killed. The three passengers had been Mexican nationals, in response to the general public security division.
Salazar was a San Antonio resident.
In his final Instagram submit, he’s posing in entrance of a white Chevy Camaro.