1 dead, 2 hurt in crash

RIO HONDO — A San Benito man was killed when he was ejected from a car yesterday morning.

Two other people were injured in the crash near Rio Hondo about 9:40 a.m.

Jose Guadalupe Nino III, 26, died at the scene.

The other two occupants of the car were taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center.

The white 2001 Chevrolet Blazer was southbound on FM 1420 when the driver lost control, veered right and then left and over-corrected, a state trooper said.

The car rolled over into a ditch just north of FM 508.

Nino, a passenger, and the female driver were ejected. The driver and another male passenger were injured.

No other information was immediately available.