A 13-year-old from Weslaco is dead after he and his 17-year-old brother crashed into a 19-foot fishing boat while on a jet ski.
The collision happened 500 yards out in Laguna Madre Bay near South Padre Island’s entertainment district Saturday around 5:00 p.m.
Investigators pronounced the 13-year-old dead at the scene.
His 17-year-old brother was taken to Valley Baptist Regional Hospital in Brownsville.
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department is investigating.