Brownsville Couple Killed in Rollover Crash

4 years 5 months 6 days ago Saturday, December 22 2018 Dec 22, 2018 December 22, 2018 10:50 PM December 22, 2018 in News

KENEDY COUNTY - Two Brownsville residents were killed south of the Sarita checkpoint Saturday afternoon.

DPS Lieutenant Johnny Hernandez tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the couple was travelling north when the driver lost control of their Ford Explorer. 

According to Hernandez, the SUV overturned multiple times.

He says the passenger was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was ejected from the vehicle.

The driver was identified as 51-year-old Maria De Jesus Garcia, the passenger Francisco Radamez Garcia.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS continues to investigate the cause of the accident.

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