Driver going the wrong way causes fatal accident in Edinburg

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EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO)—Two people are dead after a driver, going the wrong way, hit a vehicle head-on.

According to officials, police responded to the crash Sunday around 5:30 a.m. on north Highway 281.

Police said a 20-year-old, later identified as Alex Jaramillo, was driving southbound on the northbound lanes of north HWY 281. Jaramillo then collided head-on with a silver Chevy Volt.

Jaramillo died at the scene, according to police. His passenger was taken to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The driver of the Chevy Volt, identified as 31-year-old Efrain Guerrero Jr. was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The crash is still under investigation. Toxicology is pending.

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