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Victims in Willacy Co. Fatal Crash Released from Hospital

2 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Friday, March 16 2018 Mar 16, 2018 March 16, 2018 4:18 PM March 16, 2018 in News

UPDATE (3/19): All surviving victims of a deadly head-on crash in Willacy County are out of the hospital. 

A 74-year-old woman driving the wrong way on US 77 died after impacting her car with another vehicle. 

DPS continues to investigate. 

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NEAR SEBASTIAN – Emergency crews responded Friday to two crashes north of Willacy County.  

The first accident involving multiple vehicles along US 77 was reported around 2 p.m. and left several people injured.

Hours later, a second crash reportedly claimed the life of one victim.

Authorities say a black Ford Focus was heading south in the northbound lanes near Sebastian when it collided with another vehicle.

The driver of the Ford Focus, 74-year-old Consuelo Villarreal Gonzalez, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her passenger is being treated at an area hospital.

The woman driving the other vehicle, and her 6-month-old baby, were also transported to a hospital.

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