Ten Killed, 12 Injured in Texas in Migrant Worker Van Crash

Local media reported that the van was carrying more than 25 migrant workers when it crashed in southern Texas

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Texas Department of Public Safety pick up debris near a vehicle where multiple people died after the van carrying migrants tipped over just south of the Brooks County community of Encino on Wednesday, Aug. 4
Texas Department of Public Safety pick up debris near a vehicle where multiple people died after the van carrying migrants tipped over just south of the Brooks County community of Encino on Wednesday.Credit: Delcia Lopez,AP
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Ten people were killed and 12 injured on Wednesday when a van carrying more than 25 migrant workers crashed in southern Texas, about 90 miles (150 km) from the United States-Mexico border, local media reported.

The van, traveling in Encino, was top heavy and tipped over after it hit a curb, Brooks County Sheriff Urbino Martinez told MyRGVNews.com.

The sheriff said the van was not involved in a pursuit.

The driver died at the scene, Martinez said.

A spokeswoman for Texas Department of Public Safety said she had no immediate information on the incident.

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