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Two dead in single vehicle rollover accident near Alice

Posted at 11:45 AM, Oct 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 12:45:57-04

Two people were killed in a single vehicle accident near Alice early Sunday morning.

The accident occurred just before 7 a.m. Oct. 14 on U.S. Highway 281, nine miles north of Alice.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 59-year-old Daniel Munoz and 59-year-old Maria A. Trujillo, both from Mercedes, Texas, were killed when their Chevrolet Tahoe veered off the roadway and hit a guardrail.

Munoz and Trujillo were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

A third person in the vehicle was transported by Halo Flight to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital.

DPS says the accident remains under investigation.