Joe Deluna III Killed in Accident at State Hwy 286 in Corpus Christi, TX

March 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Joe Deluna III
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 286, Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
BMW 428
State Hwy 286
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

BMW 428 veert from the road into a tree

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 286 in Corpus Christi, TX on March 2nd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 10:59 p.m. According to investigators, a BMW 428 was southbound on State Hwy 286 prior to veering from the road for unknown reasons. Reports say the vehicle traveled across an embankment past David St before colliding with a tree. The impact was severe enough that the driver, identified as 53-year-old Joe Deluna III, was fatally injured. Additional details were not available.

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