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      Driver's identity released in fatal South Padre Island accident

      Fatal wreck on South Padre Island // Viewer Photo

      Authorities have released the identity a man who died uring a fatal accident at the foot of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway.

      The single-vehicle accident happened on the eastbound lanes on South Padre Island side of the bridge around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

      South Padre island police reported that 65-year-old Jerome Joseph White was killed in the accident.

      Investigators said the Arizona man died after his car hit the concrete median of the causeway.

      Autopsy results are pending while authorities continue to investigate what caused the fatal accident.