DPS investigates Fatal Accident near Bluntzer

DPS responded to a major accident Saturday morning. The accident was reported near Bluntzer at FM 666 and FM 624. DPS officials have not yet released details.

BLUNTZER (KIII NEWS) - One man is dead and another driver is in critical condition following a head-on crash early Saturday morning.  According to DPS, the accident happened just before 4 a.m. on FM 624, west of Catherine Drive in the Bluntzer area.  Officials report the driver of a vehicle veered into oncoming traffic and ended up striking another vehicle head-on.  
53 year old Robert Sanchez, a roofer from Corpus Christi was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the second vehicle that was struck has been identified as 47 year old Odette Gomez from the Orange Grove area.  She was taken to Christus Spohn Shoreline where she was listed in critical condition.  Witnesses report Sanchez was traveling at a high rate of speed and disregarded a stop at an intersection just before the crash.
 

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