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Officials: Single vehicle rollover results in one death in western Nueces County

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Posted at 3:46 PM, Mar 28, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Nueces County Precinct 3 Sheriff's office reported a single vehicle rollover accident Tuesday in western Nueces County.

According to a report from The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) the Chevrolet Silverado was traveling westbound on FM-70 on wet a roadway at unsafe speeds.

The vehicle veered off the road and went into a sideways skid. When the truck hit a small ditch, it went into a rollover.

When officers arrived, the diver of the Chevrolet truck had been thrown from the vehicle and was found in a nearby field with major injuries.

A woman passenger who had been wearing a seat belt had a visible injury to her left arm.

A third passenger, who was seated in the back seat, was trapped and was later pronounced dead.

The driver and female passenger were taken to separate Corpus Christi hospitals.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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