DPS Investigating Fatal Crash in Willacy Co. Involving Tractor-Trailer

2 years 11 months 5 days ago Monday, December 24 2018 Dec 24, 2018 December 24, 2018 7:27 PM December 24, 2018 in News - Local

RAYMONDVILLE – The Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash.

It happened on FM 2629 near FM 1427 in Willacy County at 3:48 p.m. Monday.

According to DPS Lt. Johnny Hernandez, a preliminary investigation revealed a 2013 Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on FM 1425, approaching FM 2629.

A tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on FM 2629, approaching FM 1425, when the driver of the Nissan failed to yield the right of way and collided with the tractor-trailer.

The driver of the Nissan, 24-year-old Niria Diaz of Weslaco, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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