Corpus Christi-Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a two vehicle fatality crash on FM 666 approximately five miles south of Mathis in San Patricio County. The collision occurred on May 13, 2016 at approximately 2:14 p.m.
Preliminary investigation revealed a green 2001 Buick passenger car (occupied by the driver only) failed to stop for a flagman stopping traffic on FM 666. The flagman was stopping traffic for a house that was being moved over a bridge by a white 2000 Mack truck with a semi-trailer, (occupied by the driver only).
The driver of the Buick struck the right side of the house on the bridge. 87 year old Alice resident Jeff Davis Talbert Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.
Troopers are still investigating the crash at this time.