TikTok star Gabriel Salazar dead at 19 following Police chase

By Obiajulu Chiagoziem

Gabriel Salazar 19, a Tiktoker has been pronounced dead.

The young star was involved in an auto crash with three other passengers while he was being chased by the police for carrying illegal immigrants across the border.

Known as @gabenotbabe by his over 2.2 million fans, Salazar tragically gave up the ghost at the young age of 19, following an auto crash in a hot Police Chase.

According to police findings, Salazar was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro north on US Highway 83 near La Pryor, Texas, around 1:25 a.m.

Driving so fast to escape the police chase, he had driven off the road, over-corrected and traveled across the roadway onto a ditch, “The vehicle struck some trees, rolled several times, and the vehicle caught fire,” the authorities stated.

The young deceased who hailed from San Antonio, with his three other passengers; Jose Luis Jimenez-Mora, 41, Jose Molina-Lara, 23, and Sergio Espinoza-Flores, 36, were all pronounced dead at the spot.

“In reference to the motor vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday September 26, 2021, we have been notified by Homeland Security Investigations that 3 out of the 4 males that died as a result of the accident were identified as illegal immigrants from Mexico,” the Sheriff’s Office wrote.

In respect to these fatal and tragic deaths, a GoFundMe page was raised for Salazar’s family and an amount of $38,000 has been raised as of now.

The GoFundMe organizer, Chris Vazquez said “I don’t know what’s real and not real anymore,” the organizer wrote on the fundraiser.

“We couldn’t believe it the moment we found out. Dont really want to get into details because it’s so hard for us to even talk about the pain he went through. Never expected this happen but now you’re watching over us.”

“Gabriel loved his family and was always horsing around with his sister and little brother. He was always there with a big hug and smile, and his family will never forget those warm moments. He was so funny with a quiet sense of humor and sarcasm.” he concluded.