Two-vehicle collision claims life of 25-year-old

SAN BENITO — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal two vehicle accident that occurred yesterday morning.

Officers responded to the crash around 8:20 a.m. on FM 2520 south of FM 800, south of San Benito.

Troopers said a Silver 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe, occupied by a man, a woman and 2-year-old boy, was traveling southbound behind a red 2005 Kenworth semi-trailer.

DPS said the driver of the Hyundai failed to control the speed of the vehicle and struck the back end of the tractor-trailer rig.

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