One dead in accident on FM 1781 in Aransas County

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two-vehicle fatality accident that happened on FM 1781 in Aransas County on Wednesday.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two-vehicle fatality accident that happened on FM 1781 in Aransas County on Wednesday.

An early investigation shows that Arlington, Texas resident 69-year-old Fauzi Jurdi was driving his van south on FM 1781 in front of a pickup truck with a driver and passenger. Jurdi went off the roadway to his right and the driver of the pickup truck passed by the van.

Jurdi turned the van back onto the road and was struck on the passenger side door by the truck. Jurdi was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the truck were not injured.

Troopers are still investigating the crash.

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