Mercedes man, woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Alice
State troopers continue to investigate a single-vehicle crash that killed a Mercedes man and woman in Alice on Sunday.
The fatal crash occurred on U.S. Highway 281, nine miles north of Alice in Jim Wells County.
Preliminary investigation reveals a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe, occupied by three passengers, was traveling south on U.S. 281 when, for unknown reasons, it veered off the road and struck a guardrail before flipping over.
The driver, identified as 59-year-old Daniel Muñoz of Mercedes, and one of the passengers, identified as 59-year-old Maria A. Trujillo of Mercedes, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The third male passenger was taken to a hospital with injuries and in stable condition.
Troopers continue to investigate the crash.