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Nov 19, 2013 4:04 PM

Wrong Way Driver Blamed for Fatal Crash on Highway 44

CORPUS CHRISTI- A driver going the wrong way on the highway is responsible for a crash that killed 41-year-old Scotty Victor Ellis Holbrook, a sailor assigned to NAS Kingsville.

At least three vehicles were involved in the crash this morning on Highway 44 near Clarkwood road.

DPS troopers say an 85-year-old woman was driving her SUV eastbound in the westbound lanes when she struck a Ford sedan with U.S.Government plates.

The driver of the ford, a member of the military, was killed while his passenger, a Marine, was not injured.

A grey Toyota was following behind the sedan and was also struck, that driver was transported with potentially serious injuries.

The woman driving the SUV, believed to be from Iowa, was injured and taken to the hospital.

The name of the deceased has not been released.


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