Body of apparent rollover victim found in canal

NEWS Staff Report

emergency-lightsA San Benito woman was found dead Tuesday morning after her car was discovered upside down inside a canal.

According to Sergeant Johnny Hernandez of the Texas Department of Public Safety, it was at approximately 7:42 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, that DPS troopers located the body of 56-year-old Odilia Cortez. Her car was found turned upside down inside a canal located in the vicinity of Hudson Road and FM 2520.

Cortez, who was driving a maroon 2007 Saturn, was traveling eastbound Hudson, Hernandez stated in a press release.

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