East Texan, A&M lineman killed in wreck


POSTED: Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 7:26pm

UPDATED: Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 11:38pm

KETK's radio news-partner KTBB confirms Joseph Villavisencio's death.

According to KTBB, Villavisencio was driving north of FM 39 Thursday when he swerved to avoid something in the road and his car hit an 18-wheeler in the southbound lane, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.

Villavisencio was killed in the accident.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured, KBTX-TV in Bryan reported.

Several people close to the Texas A&M Football team have tweeted that former Jacksonville Indian Joseph Villavisencio has died in a car wreck.

As a Jacksonville Indian, he earned Second Team All-State recognition from both The Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writer's Association.

He was also named a first-team all-district offensive lineman as both a junior and a senior.

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