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Sep 3, 2013 4:22 PM by mmanzoni@kristv.com

Man Dies in Rear-end Crash with 18-Wheeler

CORPUS CHRISTI -- A car wreck involving a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler has left one man dead. Authorities said the man driving the pickup truck slammed into the back of a tractor trailer, which was stopped.

The accident, which happened about two o'clock on FM 43 near Weber Road and Yorktown Boulevard, left part of the road closed as state troopers investigated.

The victim was later pronounced dead at Christus Spohn Memorial. His name has not been released. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.


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