Texas

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

Date
March 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Marissa Mendoza
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

State Hwy 358, Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Corpus Christi Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Road/Highway
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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