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Victim of Fatal Bailout Crash From El Salvador

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - Authorities have confirmed that the person who died in the fatal rollover crash, where dozens of illegal immigrants bailed out, was from El Salvador.

Saturday morning, a truck carrying 20 illegal immigrants, police say, led sheriff deputies on a high speed chase. The pursuit was called off after officers lost sight of the vehicle. The truck was found a short time later, overturned. One person died in the crash. at least seven people fled the scene. Eight were taken to local hospitals.

Authorities say the driver is not in custody.

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