Tag: fatality

Police review train fatality video

NEWS Staff Report San Benito Police have reviewed the black box video from a Dec. 19 incident in which a man was killed by an oncoming train. Marco Vasquez Jr. of San Benito died while walking along the railroad tracks on his way to work, according to authorities. Investigators say he was wearing headphones while …

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INVESTIGATION CONTINUES: Police Identify Man in Friday Train Fatality

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com Authorities with the San Benito Police Department have confirmed the identity of a man killed on Dec. 19 in a train-pedestrian fatality as Marco Vasquez Jr. of San Benito. Vasquez was reportedly wearing headphones while listening to loud music at the time of the accident, which occurred near the …

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GONE AT 17: SBHS student struck, killed by pickup truck

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com An incoming San Benito High School senior was killed Thursday after being struck by a pickup truck near the Heavin Resaca Trail. Detective Rogelio Banda Jr. of the San Benito Police Department said the teen, 17-year-old Emelia “Emily” Martinez, was hit by the vehicle near the vicinity of Robertson …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2013/06/28/gone-at-17-sbhs-student-struck-killed-by-pickup-truck/

BREAKING: SBCISD bus driver killed in motorcycle accident

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Investigators from the San Benito Police Department are piecing together the events that led to a fatal two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on the 33100 block of FM 732, directly across from Angela G. Leal Elementary. “At approximately 6:20 in the morning, the department received a call in …

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