TikTok Star Gabriel Salazar Dies Aged 19 | 22 Words

TikTok star, Gabriel Salazar, has died at the age of nineteen following a fatal car crash.

Salazar was said to be the driver involved in a police chase in Zavala County, Texas on September 26th, which resulted in a car crash that killed himself and 3 others.

Since the news broke, tributes for the teenager have been pouring in...

Salazar and his 3 passengers were driving in a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro north near La Pryor, Texas, around 1:25 AM when the chase took place.

The Zavala County Sheriff's Office explained in a Facebook post that a "deputy overheard a Crystal City Police Department officer initiate a traffic stop on US Highway 83 at the intersection of FM3292."

The officer said, "he was in an active pursuit with a white Chevy Camaro that was traveling north on Highway 83 towards La Pryor."

The deputy tried to assist by deploying a tire deflation device but was unsuccessful.

The deputy "later heard CCPD officer advise that the vehicle had rolled over and that it was fully engulfed in flames."

The 4 individuals involved in the chase, including Salazar, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is now in charge of the investigation, the Sheriffs office explained.

Rest in peace.