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Man identified in two-vehicle fatal crash near San Diego, additional details

Fatal near San Deigo
Posted at 11:39 AM, Apr 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-07 17:42:51-04

UPDATE (4:15 p.m.):

Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety provided details from the crash that happened on Friday morning.

Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Guadalupe Casarez said in a release that 35-year-old Alice native Alfredo Silva Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene.

The two-vehicle crash involved a Ford F-150 that traveled westbound on SH-44.

The Ford veered into the opposite lane and struck a box truck head on.

The driver and passenger of the box truck were sent to Christus Spohn Hospital in Alice.

Officials said the crash is till under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY:

One person is dead following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 44 near County Road 302, outside of San Diego, according to the Alice-Echo News Journal.

The accident happened at about 10 a.m. Friday.

Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Guadalupe Casarez said one person is dead and there are multiple other injuries from the accident.

There are no further details at this time, and the name of the person who died has not been released.

KRIS 6 News is sending a crew to the scene to get more information.

This is a developing story. Check back with KRIS 6 News for updates.

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