Victim in 18-wheeler crash near Riviera, Texas, identified
57-year-old Fernando Ochoa died on the scene.
Author: KIII Staff
Published: 6:17 PM CDT August 26, 2019
Updated: 5:15 PM CDT August 27, 2019
RIVIERA, Texas — The Department of Public Safety troopers is investigating what caused a driver to veer into oncoming traffic Monday and get hit by an 18-wheeler in Riviera just south of Kingsville.
Troopers said 57-year-old Fernando Ochoa from Edinburg driving a pick-up truck going south on Highway 77 veered into the northbound lane hitting an 18-wheeler and getting stuck under the big rig.
Ochoa died on the scene.
DPS troopers are currently investigating the accident.