CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — One person was killed and two people were injured, one seriously, after a truck rolled over on FM-70 in Nueces County, officials with the Department of Public Safety said.
The crash happened Tuesday, March 28 just after 8 a.m. Officials with the DPS in a statement said the driver of a Chevy Silverado was traveling at an unsafe speed for the wet roadway when they slid into a ditch and rolled over.
The driver was seriously injured after being ejected during the crash and was rushed to a Corpus Christi hospital, officials said. The front seat passenger, who was wearing a seatbelt, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
A person who was riding in the backseat was killed during the crash, officials said. That person will not be identified until next-of-kin in notified.
The crash is still under investigation.
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