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Man, 20, who survived the crash of a pole, dies when he gets out of the car on the power line

Man, 20, who survived when the car collided with an electricity pole, is killed when he steps out of the vehicle on a downed power line – while girlfriend escapes to discover that she is pregnant with his child

  • Fabian Garnica (20) collided with his girlfriend Destiny Wallace on the utility pole on Saturday when he was driving on a Texas City highway
  • The couple were both injured but survived
  • Garnica then got out of the vehicle to assess the damage and stood on the downstream streamline and was electrocuted
  • Wallace was taken to the hospital and discovered that she was pregnant with his child
  • Ruined family watched the crash site Monday night
  • Officials investigate crash and warn others to be careful with power lines

A 20-year-old man who survived a crash on an electricity pole died when he got out of his car and put his foot on the downed high-voltage line.

Fabian Garnica collided with the pole on Saturday night with his girlfriend Destiny Wallace when he was driving on a highway in Texas City.

The couple, who went to high school in Texas together, were both injured but survived the crash.

But Garnica was electrocuted when he got out of the vehicle to assess the damage and stood on the crashed high-voltage line that hit the car.

Fabian Wallace, 20, (above) survived a crash in an electricity pole and then died tragically after he stepped on the downed power line when he got out of his car

Fabian Wallace, 20, (above) survived a crash in an electricity pole and then died tragically after he stepped on the downed power line when he got out of his car

Fabian Garnica (left) collided with the pole on Saturday night with his girlfriend Destiny Wallace (right) when he was driving on a highway in Texas City

Fabian Garnica (left) collided with the pole on Saturday night with his girlfriend Destiny Wallace (right) when he was driving on a highway in Texas City

Fabian Garnica (left) collided with the pole on Saturday night with his girlfriend Destiny Wallace (right) when he was driving on a highway in Texas City

Emergency services at the site of the tragic accident: the couple who went to high school in Texas together were both injured but survived the crash

Emergency services at the site of the tragic accident: the couple who went to high school in Texas together were both injured but survived the crash

Emergency services at the site of the tragic accident: the couple who went to high school in Texas together were both injured but survived the crash

The accident occurred on a highway in Texas City (above)

The accident occurred on a highway in Texas City (above)

The accident occurred on a highway in Texas City (above)

Wallace had stayed in the car and avoided the tragic accident.

When she was examined later in the hospital, she discovered that she was pregnant with Garnica’s child.

His family said they were “destroyed” by the accident and gathered at the crash site Monday night to hold a vigil in honor of the young man’s life, according to KTRK.

Flowers were placed on the side of the road.

The police are now investigating the cause of the crash that did not involve any other vehicles, the station said.

Wallace (above), who stayed in the car and escaped the tragic incident, then discovered that she was pregnant with Garnica's child when she was taken to hospital for treatment

Wallace (above), who stayed in the car and escaped the tragic incident, then discovered that she was pregnant with Garnica's child when she was taken to hospital for treatment

Wallace (right), who stayed in the car and escaped the tragic incident, then discovered that she was pregnant with the (left) child of Garnica when she was taken to the hospital for treatment

Flowers are seen along the road on Monday

Flowers are seen along the road on Monday

Flowers are seen along the road on Monday

Officials warn others to always stay in the vehicle and call the emergency services if they have a power line accident.

“If you’re in a vehicle, you have to stay in the vehicle until we can get on stage,” said Wendell Wiley, EMS director of Texas City.

‘We can assess whether the power cables are still hot. If this is the case, we can contact the lighting company. Your safest place is in the vehicle. ”

The police are now investigating the cause of the crash (scene shown above) that did not involve any other vehicles

The police are now investigating the cause of the crash (scene shown above) that did not involve any other vehicles

The police are now investigating the cause of the crash (scene shown above) that did not involve any other vehicles

Wendell Wiley, EMS Director of Texas City, warns others to always stay in the vehicle and call the emergency services if they have a power line accident

Wendell Wiley, EMS Director of Texas City, warns others to always stay in the vehicle and call the emergency services if they have a power line accident

Wendell Wiley, EMS Director of Texas City, warns others to always stay in the vehicle and call the emergency services if they have a power line accident

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