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Rosenberg resident dies in fatal wreck north of Refugio

REFUGIO, Texas - A fatal wreck temporarily closed down the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 77, located 9 miles north of Refugio. The wreck happened around 1:13 p.m. Saturday. Domingo Orozco Olivares, 45, of Rosenberg, was pronounced dead at the…

Woman dies after crashing into tractor-trailer

GANADO, Texas -  A woman died after she crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer on U.S. Highway 59 near Ganado Sunday night.  Authorities confirm Manuela Gonzalez, of Sullivan City, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Gonzalez failed to observe…

Smog check required for big trucks in California

In a move aimed at reducing air pollution, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that for the first time will require most large trucks in California, including 18-wheel tractor trailers, to pass a regular smog check.