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DPS investigating fatal two-car accident on Highway 87

VICTORIA, Texas - DPS is investigating a two vehicle accident on Highway 87 that leaves one man dead.

The crash happened Wednesday night at approximately 7:52 pm. Sgt. Ruben San Miguel says a Chevy driven by 20-year-old William Orsbon was driving south and failed to yield the right of way when turning on FM 1090.

He hit a Kia on it's side, which was driven by Rene Villareal who wasn't wearing a seat belt. Both were transported to Citizen's hospital where Villareal was pronounced dead and Orsbon is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Sgt. San Miguel says the crash is still under investigation and no citations are issued at this time. There are currently no signs of intoxication however they do believe the driver was distracted.




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