A teenager in Texas who survived a drunk driving two years ago died in a second drunk driving accident, officials said.

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  • Two college students were killed after being hit head-on by a suspected drunk driver on Sunday.

  • One of the victims, Clyde Thompson, survived a drunk driver attack two years ago.

  • “It hurts you to be killed by the survivors themselves …” Thompson’s mother told local media.

A 19-year-old college student was killed on suspicion of drunk driving this weekend after being beaten and survived in another drunk driving incident just two years ago, according to Texas officials and local media reports.

Clyde Thompson and 19-year-old Tonisha Rashey Smith were killed on Sunday after the Nissan Altima they were driving was hit head-on by a Chevrolet truck in Beaumont, Texas, the Beaumont police station said. .. Press release.

A truck driver who had been hospitalized was “believed to be caused by alcohol,” officials said, and is currently being charged. Port Arthur News We have identified 22-year-old Antonio DeJesus Delgado as a driver.

Both Thompson and Smith were students at Lamar University. KBMT News, Outlet reported that Thompson’s twin sister lived in a dormitory with Smith.University Students’ Union statement Thompson majored in kinematics and said Smith was an ambitious nurse.

The two friends were reportedly on their way back to campus after looking for food at midnight when the crash occurred.

Sunday’s tragedy is exacerbated by the 2019 incident in which Thompson and his friends were attacked by a drunk driver on their way home from midnight basketball practice. KHOU. Thompson suffered severe brain damage and fell into a coma after four surgeries, Outlet reported.

Doctors reportedly gave him less than 50% chance of survival. However, Thompson recovered and called his return to high school a “miracle” at the time.

Thompson’s mother, Tamara Johnson, said the death of her son was “unrealistic.”

“It hurts to be killed by the survivors …” Tamara Johnson told KHOU.

“He was robbed first, this time completely robbed. 19 bright futures. He knew what he wanted,” she told KBMT.

so GoFundMe, Thompson’s sister called her brother “a devoted son, brother, college student, and athlete.”

“My heart isn’t hurt. My family is less than a million years old, so I’m hoping my brother will be the victim of drunk driving,” she writes.

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