Mauricia Cruz-Rodriguez, Blanca Mauricia Zamarano Injured in Accident at FM 510 near San Benito, TX

September 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Mauricia Cruz-Rodriguez, Blanca Mauricia Zamarano
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

31470 FM510, San Benito, TX 78586, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Corolla, Dodge Truck
FM 510
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Corolla and a Dodge Truck were involved in a crash

What Happened

Areas authorities are investigating a crash that killed two women at FM 510 near San Benito, TX on September 26th, 2023. Police say the incident happened when a southbound Dodge Ram 1500 allegedly ran a stop sign before colliding with a Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Kona. Officials say 97-year-old Mauricia Cruz-Rodriguez and 62-year-old Blanca Mauricia Zamarano, suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Sources say 66-year-old Rogelio Campos Leal was arrested on two counts of criminally negligent homicide. Additional information was not immediately available.

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