The family and friends of 7-year-old Olivia Renee Lozano have confirmed that she passed away Thursday afternoon.
Lozano along with her mother and two brothers were involved in a car accident on Nov. 8 on Highway 359 and Farm-to-Market 3376.
The driver of a Ford F-250 pick-up occupied by a male driver only was traveling north on Highway 359. The driver of a Honda passenger car Lozano’s family was traveling south on Highway 359.
According to Department of Public Safety Sgt. Nathan Brandley, the driver of the Ford, whose name was not released, failed to yield the right of way while attempting to make a left turn onto FM 3376. The Honda then struck the Ford’s right passenger side.
Both drivers were transported to Christus Spohn Alice hospital.
Lozano and her brothers were taken to Driscoll Children’s Hospital.
Almost a week after the accident, Lozano she passed away surrounded by her family.
Lozano was from Alice and was attending Hillcrest Elementary.
A GoFundMe account has been set up for the family to help with medical, travel and funeral expenses.