Victims in fatal two-vehicle crash identified as San Benito CISD athletic trainers

1 year 5 months 3 weeks ago Friday, June 10 2022 Jun 10, 2022 June 10, 2022 4:27 PM June 10, 2022 in News - Local

The San Benito school district community is mourning the loss of two athletic trainers.

The district confirmed Robert Garza and Raul Ramos were the two men who were killed Friday in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning on the 27000 block of State Highway 345.

Police responded to the scene where the men were pronounced deceased, according to a news release.

 “It is believed a delivery truck traveling northbound struck the vehicle the males were driving while they were attempting a U-turn,” the news release stated.

Garza worked as a trainer at San Benito High School and Ramos was assigned to San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy.

The district expressed their condolences to the victims’ families in a Friday Facebook post.

“We were deeply saddened to learn about the death of two of our very own,” the district stated. “We extend our most sincere and deepest condolences to the Garza and Ramos families. They will be in our thoughts and prayers."

Counselors will be available at the high school sport complex on Monday, June 13.

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