Elderly Couple Dies in Head-On Collision

In Bee County, 3 News continues to follow the fatal head-on collision that killed a 70-year-old man and his wife Saturday night just north of Pettus.

This amateur video of the crash was sent by one of our viewers.

The accident happened on Highway 181 between Beeville and Kenedy.

Troopers say 70-year-old Jesus Rodriguez died at the scene.

His wife, Nora Rodriguez, was transported to a hospital in San Antonio where she died.

21-year-old Thomas O'Neil of Beeville was in a no passing zone when investigators say he struck the couple.

O'Neil was taken to the hospital in serious condition.


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