Pregnant Texas Teen Killed on Train Tracks During Photo Shoot

Nick Mcbride
March 16, 2017

Thompson was reportedly a star athlete at her high school and earned several athletic scholarships but ultimately made a decision to put her education on pause to pursue her dream of professional modeling, reports The Eagle.

"Zanie had the most lovely smile", fiancé Earl Chatman told a Texas news site.

He said she was four weeks pregnant at the time of the accident and was devastated by the loss of both his fiancée and unborn child.

Fredzania Thompson and Earl Chatman were expecting a baby.

A report via Associated Press told of Fredzania "Zanie" Thompson dying Friday afternoon after being struck near the intersection of Hollister and Lee St in downtown Navasota.

He said she was unaware another train was approaching and "walked right in front" of it.

On Monday friends, family, and other mourners gathered at the site of the accident to pay their tributes to the teen on her birthday noted the dailymail. "She would give you her last if she could", Sammesha Douglas, Fredzania's cousin, told

"She would give you her last if she could", Sammesha Douglas, Fredzania's cousin, told KBTX.

The 19-year-old, who was engaged and, according to her fiancé, pregnant was hoping to launch a modelling career when she was hit by a train operated by the freight company, Union Pacific.

"She was very helpful to her siblings", Stevenson said.

Thompson was also engaged to her 25-year-old boyfriend, Darnell Chatman. "I believe she would want everyone to know what a kind and caring person she is". He remembered the 19-year-old as a loving partner and a devoted stepmother to his 7-year-old son.

Despite being rushed to hospital she died soon afterwards.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday morning at the Brosig Auditorium in Navasota.

Friends set up a GoFundMe page in her memory hoping to raise money for her funeral.

Other reports by VgToday

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