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      Several illegal immigrants injured during Hidalgo County rollover

      Several illegal immigrants are recovering from injuries following a rollover accident just west of Linn-San Manuel. (Texas Department of Public Safety Photo)

      Several illegal immigrants are recovering from injuries following a rollover accident just west of Linn-San Manuel.

      It all happened near the intersection of FM 1017 and FM 681 early Thursday afternoon.

      Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers are investigating the accident.

      State troopers said the driver lost control on a curve.

      All the passengers were reported to be illegal immigrants.

      Eight of them fled the scene but four of the immigrants are being transported to the McAllen Medical Center for treatment.

      One of the four immigrants was taken to the hospital in a medical helicopter.

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