IOWA COLONY, TX - Manvel High School student, De’Monte Benn was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 6, near Iowa Colony.
The tragic accident happened right before 8 a.m. Monday, on Highway 6 at Louisiana in Brazoria County.
Manvel High School’s principal, Bobby Martinez issued this message about the tragic accident that took the life of 18-year-old De'Monte.
"De’Monte is a beloved member of the MHS community. This is an extremely difficult time for those that knew and cared for him. We share this information with the parents of our students so that you are able to provide your children with the support and assistance they need during this difficult time. Please be vigilant to determine what level of support your child may need."
Martinez added that counselors from Alvin ISD’s Crisis Response Team are at Manvel High School to offer support to students and staff that are struggling with this tragic loss.