21-year-old victim identified in crash on icy I-37 overpass

21-year-old Christopher Gutierrez was left dead following a traffic accident Monday night over the overpass on southbound I-37 near State Highway 59.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - 21-year-old Christopher Gutierrez was left dead following a traffic accident Monday night over the overpass on southbound I-37 near State Highway 59.

Authorities said ice on the road played a role in the accident.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Gutierrez and two passengers were coming back from Austin when they lost control of their truck and spun out. Another vehicle was spinning and went airborne and hit the truck.

DPS troopers said at least seven vehicles were involved in the crash.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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