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DPS: 2 killed, 3 injured in head-on crash in Cameron County

2 months 1 week 4 days ago Thursday, April 21 2022 Apr 21, 2022 April 21, 2022 8:40 AM April 21, 2022 in News - Local

Two Weslaco residents were killed and three others injured in a head-on crash in Cameron County Wednesday evening, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

The deadly crash happened at about 5:49 p.m. on FM 506, south of the Cameron and Willacy County line. 

Investigation reveals a 2015 white Chevrolet Spark was traveling north on the wrong side of the road in a no-passing zone when it hit a 2018 silver Chevrolet Camaro traveling south, according to DPS. 

The driver of the Chevrolet Spark, identified as 36-year-old Benjamin Caballero, and the passenger, identified as 41-year-old Mario Antonio Solis Sumano, died at the scene. They were both residents of Weslaco.

A third passenger of the Chevrolet Spark, who is a minor, sustained head injuries and was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. 

The driver and passenger of the Camaro were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Troopers continue to investigate the crash. 

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