Texas teenager dies in weekend crash on Highway 6

Cole Gordon, 17, was southbound on the highway early Saturday near Navasota when he fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of his vehicle. (KBTX photo)
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NAVASOTA, Texas (KWTX) Counselors were available Monday at Friendswood High School after a teenager died in a weekend accident on State Highway 6.

Cole Gordon, 17, was southbound on the highway early Saturday near Navasota when he fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of his vehicle, which struck a tree, investigators told KBTX in Bryan.

He was taken to an area hospital where he died.

Investigators said he wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Gordon was a senior at Friendswood High School southeast of Houston.