Authorities in Benavides, Texas responded to the scene of an accident late Saturday to find the incident had left one person dead.
KIII-TV reports Rene Mario Pena, 69, of Hebbronville, lost his life in a fatal car accident that occurred outside of Benavides Saturday evening.
The accident report indicates that Pena was driving a truck that trailed off of Highway 359 and then came back onto the highway, only before the truck crossed two lanes and collide with a tree.
Authorities responded to the scene to find Pena unconscious and unresponsive – he was pronounced dead by the Justice of the Peace.
The investigation is still underway.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):