Elderly Man Dies in Corpus Christi Crash

CORPUS CHRISTI–An 81-year-old man died after he reared ended another on Tuesday afternoon in Corpus Christi on Highway 181.

Officers responded to the crash around 1 pm after witnesses reported a car collided with a SUV

The driver of the Altima, Ralph Wade Boughton 81,  was traveling south bound on the highway and struck the Rodeo that was stopped for traffic that was backed up due to construction. The Altima hit the Rodeo from behind at a high rate of speed.

The driver of the Rodeo, Jacob Bryson and a 16-year-old passenger, were transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Altima was also transported to Memorial Medical Center and was later pronounced dead.

–South Texas Tribune, southtexastribune@gmail.com

Read more at http://www.southtexastribune.com

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