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5 killed in 3-vehicle traffic accident in South Texas

3 years 3 weeks 1 day ago Saturday, July 20 2019 Jul 20, 2019 July 20, 2019 7:39 PM July 20, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Authorities say five people have been killed and seven injured in a three-vehicle accident in South Texas.
The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened around 11 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 59, 5 miles northeast of Victoria.
Sgt. Ruben San Miguel says investigators are trying to determine why a northbound van hit the left rear of a northbound semi pulling a flatbed trailer. The van then struck a southbound pickup truck.
Five people in the van died at the scene - the female driver, two men and two children. Five others in the van were injured.
The pickup driver and a passenger were hospitalized in serious but stable condition. The driver of the semi wasn't hurt.
DPS says visibility was clear and the road was dry.

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