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Victim in fatal weekend traffic accident identified

Posted at 11:29 AM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 10:06:59-04

We now know the identity of the man who died after he crashed his car this weekend.

The Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 24-year-old Christopher Villegas from Corpus Christi.

Police say on Saturday morning, Villegas’ car hit a pickup truck on I-37 at the Crosstown flyover. The car hit the guardrail and then flew off the highway.
Police are looking into what caused the crash but they believe speed may have been a factor.