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Texas Rangers have identified the suspect killed in San Benito pursuit

CBS 4 has learned the identity of the male suspect killed when evading police yesterday in San Benito.

CBS 4 has learned the identity of the male suspect killed when evading police yesterday in San Benito.

According to Texas Rangers, 21-year-old Ricardo Trevino III refused to stop and evaded law enforcement in his vehicle yesterday just after 3 p.m.

A San Benito Police Officer approached Trevino’s vehicle near the 400 block of East Expressway 83 but Trevino refused to stop right away.

According to the preliminary investigation, Trevino eventually stopped near a cul-de-sac north of Ranch Park Rd. Trevino then proceeded to drive towards a law enforcement vehicle and struck it head-on.

According to the Texas Rangers, officers discharged their weapons and Trevino was fatally wounded.

The Texas Rangers will conduct a thorough investigation and their findings will be sent to the District Attorney’s Office for review.

CBS 4 will keep you updated with the latest information as it becomes available.

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