An 18-year-old died of her injuries Tuesday more than a week after she was involved in a crash that killed two other teenagers and injured three others in Fort Worth.
Natalie Lopez succumbed to her injuries at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital. On Aug. 18, officers were dispatched to a major crash at about 2:35 a.m. at the intersection of S. Riverside and Glen Eden drives, according to investigators.
Officers arrived to find two people dead and another three injured, who were transported to a nearby hospital in an unknown condition.
All five were in the same red sedan when the crash happened. The other vehicle involved was a black passenger vehicle carrying two people, police said. They were not seriously injured, police said.
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Natalie Castro, 18, died of her injuries Tuesday morning more than a week after the crash. A GoFundMe page says, "Natalie was beautiful inside and out. ... The only comfort that we hold on to during this difficult time is that Natalie leaves a legacy behind. She does so by giving others the chance of life with the donations of her organs, as she once opted should a time come."
Yosmeri Mendez, 18, was identified last Monday as one of the two fatalities in the crash. She was a resident of Forest Hill, according to Tarrant County Medical Examiner records.
"We lost a friend, a daughter. She was one of the most caring people we knew. We will always carry you in our hearts," a GoFundMe page said.
Her funeral was Friday and she was laid to rest at Skyvue Memorial Gardens.
Dianaluisa Lopez, 18, was identified as the second fatality in the crash.
"Diana always approached her life everyday with a beautiful smile ready to overcome whatever came her way," a GoFundMe page said. "She leaves behind her two younger sisters and her single mother."
Her funeral was held Friday. She was laid to rest at Laurel Land Cemetery.