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Two perish in collision on Hwy 57 near Batesville

The two people that died in a head-on collision on Tuesday night, around 8:30 pm, on Highway 57, near the town of Batesville, Texas have been identified.

Sources have identified the victims as Ramiro Ochoa and Emilia Hernandez, who are reported to residing in San Antonio, Texas, and traveling from Piedras Negras at the time of the tragic accident that took their lives.

Law enforcement officials reported that a motor vehicle accident between a blue 4×4 Chevy pick-up truck and a Honda SUV occurred and that there had been two casualties in the gruesome accident that left the two vehicles completely destroyed.

Reports state that two other people were seriously injured in the accident.

Frio County Sheriff deputies and Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers were dispatched to the accident scene and closed down Highway 57 for more than five hours as an investigation was conducted.

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