2 dead in Willacy County crash

RAYMONDVILLE — Officials are investigating a crash that left two passengers dead over the weekend.

Jorge Aguilar-Garza, 21, of San Benito was pronounced dead at the scene while Guadalupe Castro, 62, of La Feria died at a hospital after the Saturday night crash, Sgt. Johnny Hernandez, spokeswoman with the Texas Department of Public Safety, said in a statement yesterday.

Hernandez said Aguilar-Garza and Castro were not wearing seatbelts.

Hernandez said the driver of the 2004 Chevrolet Suburban carrying five passengers lost control, veering off the road before rolling over off Interstate 69 north of FM 1762 about 9:45 p.m.

Justice of the Peace George Solis pronounced Aguilar-Garza dead at the scene about 11:30 p.m.

The driver and three passengers were taken to a hospital.

Officials declined to disclose further details.

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