Early morning rollover crash leaves one dead in Edinburg

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HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — Saturday morning, Edinburg Police Department responded to a rollover car crash.

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According to Edinburg police, the crash took place around 2:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of East Mile 19.

During the course of the investigation, officers have been able to identify the driver as Gabriel Tijerina.

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According to the release, Tijerina was speeding his vehicle on Mile 19 when the road came to an end.

Tijerina hit a mound of dirt and a tree causing him to flip over. He was ejected from the truck, it is believed that he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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Tijerina died from his injuries at the scene.

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