Streets Of Speed: Remembering Yanely
Wed, 29 Oct 2008 12:25:19 GMT —
Students and staff at Rio Hondo High School are turning to a makeshift memorial to help them deal with the loss of 16-year-old student.
Yanely Mendoza was killed in a weekend auto accident with a pickup truck off FM 345 between San Benito and Rio Hondo.
Her sister Yamily remains in a coma in a San Antonio hospital.
The girl's family is asking area residents to slow down on the rural Cameron County road.
The case remains under invesetigation but the Speedzapper teamed up with the Rio Hondo Police Department and found motorists speeding, talking on their cell phones and sending text messages.
Buckle up and watch our video clip as the Speedzapper takes to the streets.
Viewing for Yanely MendozaThomae Garza Funeral Home in San BenitoWednesday, Oct. 29Noon to 9 p.m.
Funeral Service for Yanely MendozaSt. Helen's Catholic Church in Rio HondoFriday, Oct. 3110 a.m.(Burial follows service)
Donations are being accepted to help with medical expenses for Yamily Mendoza through Compass Bank account under her mother's name Maria Calderon.