Grief counselors were on hand at a Tarrant County school Monday after two students were killed in a late-night rollover crash, Everman police said.[[415477993,R]]
According to a police statement, a Ford Mustang carrying three people crashed in the 300 block of Roy C. Brooks Drive before 11:47 p.m. Sunday.
Two passengers, cousins and students at Everman's Joe C. Bean High School, were pronounced deceased on scene, police said. One of the deceased students was identified Monday by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office as 18-year-old Marcos Revilla. The Medical Examiner identified the other student as 18-year-old Edward Bustos.
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The driver was taken to a hospital and is recovering.
Several friends and family members of the young men who were killed visited the crash site throughout the day on Monday. Some embraced one another as they walked through the field where the car came to a rest after the crash.
"These are our friends. Some of us we think of them as family," said Sergio Garcia, a classmate of Revilla. "We're just devastated right now."
"Our hearts and prayers are with all of those affected by this tragic incident," said C.W. Spencer, Everman Chief of Police, in a statement Monday. "We are working closely with the Everman ISD. They have assured that any and all students affected by this tragedy will have counseling and other services available."
"We would like to offer those affected by this, our deepest and most sincere condolences. Today is a day of heartbreak," Spencer said.
Spencer said it had been raining late Sunday, but it wasn't clear what caused the crash.
The Forest Hill Police and Tarrant County Sheriff's Department were assisting in the investigation.
NBC 5's Ben Russell contributed to this report.