Officials search for Texas State student after abandoned vehicle found near Luling

click to enlarge Officials search for Texas State student after abandoned vehicle found near Luling
The Texas Department of Public Safety is searching for a missing Texas State student after a crashed vehicle was discovered near Luling, Texas, according to multiple reports.

Officials say the wreck occurred near midnight on Monday morning. The vehicle, a Nissan Altima, was found by law enforcement near Salt Flat Road north of Interstate 10. A cell phone and personal were left in the car.

Houston news station KTRK confirmed that the missing student is Jason Landry, 21, a native of Missouri City. According to KTRK, Landry had finished his final exams and was headed back home for the holidays. 

"I can't believe we still haven't found him. I never thought it would go this long," Lisa Landry, Jason's mother, told the station. In addition to his belongings, a small amount of blood was found in the car, she also said.

"I just asked for prayers, because we just need a lot of prayers," she continued. "We need this to work. We need God to help us out and all the prayers."

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Kelly Nelson

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