Truck Driver Killed on State Highway 72 - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Truck Driver Killed on State Highway 72

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Three Rivers (Kiii News) - A hit and run accident outside of Three Rivers claims the life of a San Antonio man.  The accident happened just after six yesterday morning on State Highway 72 near Choke Caynon State Park.  Investigators say the victim, Jesse Guerrero was driving on 72 when his 18 wheeler broke down. While placing safety equipment out on the road to alert other drivers, Guerrero was struck by a pick-up truck killing him instantly.  The driver of the pick up was identified as Victor Gonzalez.  He continued onto Three Rivers where he eventually called the police.  He was later arrested and faces charges of failure to render aid and making a false report to officers. Officers also say Gonzalez is in the country illegally.