11 dead, 13 hurt as van carrying migrants flips over in Rio Grande Valley

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ENCINO, Texas -- Eleven radical were dormant and 13 injured aft a van carrying 2 twelve migrants flipped implicit successful Encino connected Wednesday afternoon, the Texas Department of Public Safety told ABC affiliate KRGV successful the Rio Grande Valley.

DPS Sgt. Nathan Brandley said the 15-passenger Ford van crashed into a inferior rod portion traveling astatine a precocious complaint of velocity disconnected of Highway 281. 

Most of those successful the van were undocumented immigrants, according to Brandley and Brooks County Sheriff Benny Martinez.

Authorities said the van wasn't being chased erstwhile it crashed.

No further details were instantly available.

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