Alpine Mother, Daughter Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

Alpine Mother, Daughter Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

By: Julia Deng
NewsWest 9

ALPINE - Dozens are remembering the life of young Alpine mother Jennifer Limon.

She was driving home from Odessa on Saturday night with her two children when a drunk driver hit her vehicle, her husband Joseph Limon told NewsWest 9.

"I'm just waiting for myself to wake up from [this nightmare]," he said. "The driver was two times over the [legal intoxication] limit... They hit her head-on and her car flew into the side of a ditch. It happened just outside of Grandfalls, between Fort Stockton and Monahans."

Department of Public Safety officials are still investigating the multi-fatality accident and said they plan to release details on Monday.

Jennifer was pronounced dead at the scene, her husband said. Their three-year-old daughter, Janiyah, was reportedly alive when medics first arrived.

"She didn't make it to the hospital," said Joseph. "She was pronounced dead in the helicopter."

Their nine-month-old son, Jett, is recovering from a fractured skull and fighting for his life in a Lubbock hospital.

Joseph said making it through the night without his wife and daughter would be "painful."

"My daughter, she was the type that always wanted to be with daddy, so she would always want to sleep in between me and mom," he said. "Not having them there in the bed at night is going to be something I'll miss the most."

A donation fund has been set up by friends to help cover funeral expenses and medical bills: https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/ghz8/jen-and-janiyah-limon