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Two killed during Friday’s collision on Highway 83

Published: Sep. 3, 2021 at 12:41 PM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Authorities are reporting a second death in connection to a fatal Zapata accident that took place on Friday.

Albelardo Dominguez Jr. of Zapata has passed away at a San Antonio hospital due to his injuries from the car accident

As previously reported by DPS, a car was traveling on Highway 83 in Zapata County when it attempted to pass another car on the northbound lane which resulted in a head-on collision with a Ford truck.

The driver of the car, 20-year-old Melanie Valenzuela died at the scene.

Dominguez and his son, Abelardo Dominguez III, were in the truck.

Now word on Abelardo Dominguez III‘s status.

He was last reported in critical condition at a hospital in Corpus Christi.

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