By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
According to Sergeant Johnny Hernandez of the Texas Department of Public Safety, troopers were called to the scene of an accident at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 1.
Hernandez said a 61-year-old man from San Benito was traveling west on Espinosa Road when he lost control and crashed into a telephone pole. The motorist reportedly died at a local hospital a short time later. Reports indicated that Hernandez may not have succumbed to injuries sustained in the accident, the extent of which remains largely unknown, but from a heart attack. Still, DPS officials have refrained from making such a determination.
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