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April 25, 2012 | 1,712 views | 2 comments

KARNES CITY -- Two illegal immigrants from Mexico are dead, following an April 21 wreck approximately 8 miles east of here on F.M. 792, according to Sgt. J. Ryan Christian of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol.

Christian said the preliminary investigation has revealed that at approximately 4:15 a.m., a 2003 Ford Expedition was traveling northbound on F.M. 792 when the vehicle struck a pothole in the roadway. This caused the driver to lose control, Christian said. The sport-utility vehicle skidded into a bar ditch and then overturned, causing “numerous” passengers to be ejected.

Troopers were able to confirm that 17 illegal immigrants from various Latin American countries were traveling in the vehicle. The survivors were treated at Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital in Kenedy and University Hospital and the San Antonio Military Medical Center, both in San Antonio, before being placed in the custody of agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Christian said officials are working with the Mexican Consulate to notify the families of the deceased.
 

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concerned granny  
Floresville  
April 25, 2012 12:22pm
 
and thats after they get off with that free hospital bill that we tax payers will have to pay for, while members of my family, who cannot afford insurance, get turned away.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
April 25, 2012 12:11pm
 
I can see it all now. Some giant settlement to those killed and all those hurt. And why not. Karnes County was at fault for having that pothole in the road. The fact that those in the vehicle were here in violation of our immigration ... More ›

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