Fatal accident reported outside Port Mansfield
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 18:10:23 GMT —
A South Padre Island man is dead following a late Sunday night accident west of Port Mansfield.
It all happened on State Highway 186 west of Port Mansfield around 11:10 p.m. Sunday.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers told Action 4 News that Jarryd Dane Elliff was behind the wheel of a 2007 Dodge pickup truck.
State troopers said the 21-year-old South Padre Island man was headed east when his truck hit a guard rail.
The truck veered to the right and into a canal and then hit a tree and flipped over.
Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.