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Charges expected in fatal weekend accident

Posted: 2:02 PM, Feb 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-25 15:02:44-05

A 29-year-old man could face charges in connection to a deadly crash that left a 69-year-old woman dead.

Corpus Christi police were called out to a crash that happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday along SPID In between Everhart and Weber Road.

Acccording to Captain Dave Cook with the Corpus Christi Police Department, when officers arrived at a crash scene involving three vehicles, the driver of one of the vehicles had already died.

Monday, Gena Pena, with the CCPD public information office, said a male driver who was driving another vehicle, hit the back of the victim’s car, which caused her vehicle to lose control and strike a metal barrier.

Pena said the 29-year-old driver is at fault for causing the crash and is expected to face charges.

Since the 29-year-old man has not been arrested and charged, his name was not released.