DPS: San Benito man killed in crash near Brownsville

1 year 6 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, May 22 2022 May 22, 2022 May 22, 2022 11:12 AM May 22, 2022 in News - Local

A San Benito man was killed in a one-vehicle crash near Brownsville on Saturday, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Sunday.  

The crash happened at about 2:52 p.m. on Farm-to-Market Road 1421, north of Farm-to-Market Road 1732. 

Preliminary investigation reveals a blue 2014 Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on FM 1421 when the driver lost control of the vehicle, veered off the roadway and onto a property where it hit a tree. 

Brownsville fire and emergency officials extracted the driver who was pinned in the vehicle and the tree, DPS said. 

The driver, identified as 45-year-old Jose Gustavo Cuestas of San Benito, died at the scene. 

DPS troopers are investigating the crash. 

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