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CCPD: Man dies in I-37 south rollover

Posted: 5:49 PM, Oct 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-17 11:19:54-04
Accident closes two lanes of I-37 south

CCPD has confirmed that a 78-year-old man died in a major traffic accident on Interstate 37 south near Callicoate Road.

Corpus Christi Police Senior Officer Travis Pace told KRIS Communications the accident reportedly occurred at around 5:30 p.m., when preliminary reports indicated a vehicle cut off the dump truck the man was driving.

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An overturned dump truck is causing traffic delays in the Calallen area.

The dump truck driver's brakes locked up, causing the truck to roll over.

Pace said the driver of the other vehicle did not stay at the scene.

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The man's identity has not been released.

Traffic in the area was delayed for about two-and-a-half hours.

This is a developing story. Check back with kristv.com for updates.