Posted: Dec 23, 2012 4:57 PM by Morgan Frances - MFrances@kristv.com
NEAR BISHOP - A 30-year-old woman died today after an accident on the southbound side of Highway 77 between Kingsville and Bishop. Officials say Maelena Cruz from Conroe, Texas somehow lost control of her SUV and overcorrected. Her vehicle flipped several times according to witnesses. Medics rushed a six-year-old girl and four-year-old boy to the hospital with minor injuries. They say everyone was wearing a seatbelt.
Senior Corporal DPS Trooper, Charlie Ramirez said, "This is not the way that we want to finish this 2012 year. Make sure that you buckle up please. Make sure that you stay with the speed limit and just be careful."
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