A 54-year-old Taft resident was killed Tuesday evening in a traffic accident about two miles north of Gregory, Texas, in San Patricio County.

It was around 6:30 p.m. when Department of Public Safety troopers say a Chevy Impala and Nissan Sentra were both traveling south on Highway 181. The driver of the Impala lost control and rear-ended the Sentra, causing it to roll over.

The driver of the Sentra, identified as Horatio Moreno, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Troopers said the driver of the Imapala was hospitalized after the accident. There has been no word yet on his condition.

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