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One killed in overnight accident

Posted: 5:16 AM, May 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-28 06:16:56-04

One person died overnight after an accident at a local intersection.

Just after 2 a.m. A driver was speeding down Staples near McArdle when the driver went over the median while trying to take a curve. The vehicle side-swiped another vehicle, according to officers on scene. 

"They side-swiped each other but at such a high rate of speed it was almost a head-on collision," Lt. Timothy Frazier with the Corpus Christi Police Department said. "The at-fault driver, unfortunately passed away, he was killed in the crash."

Two people in the other car had minor injuries. Officers do not believe that alcohol was a factor in this accident.