CORPUS CHRISTI - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Sunday, October, 14 2018 at approximately 6:49 a.m., on US 281, nine miles north of Alice in Jim Wells County.
Preliminary investigation revealed a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe (occupied by a male driver and two passengers) was traveling south on US 281. For unknown reasons the driver of the Chevrolet veered off the road, struck a guardrail before overturning.
Daniel Munoz, 59, a resident of Mercedes, Texas-driver of the Chevrolet, and Maria A. Trujillo, 59, a resident of Mercedes, Texas – Passenger, were both pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.
A male passenger was transported to CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline Hospital by HALO-Flight with injuries and in stable condition. DPS Troopers are further investigating the fatal crash.