Marissa Mendoza Killed in Accident at State Hwy 358 in Corpus Christi, TX

March 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Marissa Mendoza
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 358, Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Corpus Christi Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
State Hwy 358
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle collided with the rear of another vehicle, pushing that vehicle into a nearby pillar

What Happened

Authorities have confirmed the identity of the person killed in a crash at State Hwy 358 in Corpus Christi, TX on March 2nd, 2024. They say it happened around 1:30 a.m. and named 27-year-old Marissa Mendoza as the victim. Reports indicate a vehicle operated by 31-year-old Garner Burford collided with rear of a second eastbound vehicle. The impact is said to have caused that vehicle to veer from the road into a concrete pillar, killing Mendoza and injuring her 23-year-old passenger. Reports indicate Burford was arrested in connection with the crash. Additional information was not available.

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