Two women killed in fatal wreck on barge canal bridge

Due to the wreck, State Highways 239 and 185 were closed for 3 hours

VICTORIA, Texas – Two women died in a collision Friday, on the Victoria Barge Canal Bridge. The wreck occurred on State Highway 35, mid-day Friday. One driver was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. and the other driver was airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio. The driver that as airlifted was pronounced dead Friday evening, due to her injury complications.

One driver was in a 2014 Kia Soul and the other in a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country. They were traveling in opposite directions, then collided head-on. Due to the wreck, a portion of State Highway 35 between SH 239 and SH 185, was closed down for three hours.

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