Spring Break Tragedies: Teen missing, 3 die in crash

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Crews continued the search yesterday for a missing spring breaker from Kendall, Texas.

Justin Kirby Walker, 18, was last seen Saturday night on South Padre Island.

Patrols were organized Sunday to search for Walker after he was last seen at the Ultimate Music Fest at the Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, Sgt. Richard Hernandez of the Cameron County Park Police Department said.

Authorities began the search Sunday night and continued throughout the day yesterday.

Investigators say three Houston teenagers have died and another was critically hurt in a South Texas traffic accident as they drove home from Spring Break on South Padre Island.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says the wreck happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 77 near Corpus Christi when the car went out of control and hit an 18-wheeler.

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