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Jesus Lopez killed when out-of-control pickup strikes his parked car outside Veterans Memorial High School in Corpus Christi, Texas

Modified Date: 
Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:22pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Veterans Memorial HS asst. band director dies in crash

According to CCPD, Lopez was in his car in the school parking lot near the Cimarron exit when his car was struck by an out of control pickup truck. The truck pushed Lopez's car into a tree. Lopez suffered fatal injuries. The 26-year old pickup truck driver is expected to be okay. Police say he was not intoxicated. His name has not been released. It's not clear what caused the man to lose control of his pickup truck. The crash is under investigation. There's no word yet if the driver will be charged.

6 Investigates preview: Car crash that killed Veterans Memorial High School band director

Luis Garza told Corpus Christi Police he lost consciousness before his truck slammed into Jesus Lopez's car, last September. Lopez died soon after the crash.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Jesus Lopez
Luis Garza

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