Edinburg police: Man charged after causing five-vehicle fatal crash

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EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO) —A man has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault after police say he caused a fatal crash on Tuesday morning.

The Edinburg Police Department said Tyrone Amos, 29, was driving south on the wrong lanes of Expressway 281. He then struck a pick-up truck head-on, resulting in a five-vehicle crash.

According to officials, the crash took place on the 16000 block of North Expressway 281 around 4:30 a.m.

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The driver of one of the vehicles involved died from the injuries sustained. Six others were sent to the hospital.

The victim was identified as Victor Bazan Jr., 27, of Palmview.

Amos was charged with one count of intoxication manslaughter and two counts of intoxication assault and was given a $400,000 bond.

Police say Amos is from Omaha, Nebraska.

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