orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

July 10, 2013

Local teenager killed in Waller County wreck

Tommy Mann Jr.
The Orange Leader

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — A teenager from Orange died following a single vehicle wreck in Waller County earlier this week.

Zaina Patrice O’Neal, 19, died following a single vehicle wreck at approximately 8 p.m., Monday, July 8. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, O’Neal was driving a 2008 Kia SXC westbound on State Highway 290 in Prairie View, when she left the roadway and struck a culvert which caused the vehicle to rollover.

A DPS report stated O’Neal was not wearing her seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. She died at the scene of the crash.

O’Neal is a 2012 graduate of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School and was also a member of the LC-M Honey Bear drill team. She was also a student at Prairie View A&M University.