DPS: Man killed after single-vehicle crash near Alamo

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a single-vehicle crash near Alamo that left one person dead and landed another in the hospital, according to a news release.

DPS officials said at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday the driver of a gray Toyota Sienna van was traveling east on Owassa Road from Tower Road when, for unknown reasons, the driver drove across a canal after approaching a dead-end. The vehicle ended up on the other side of the canal.

The only passenger in the van, identified Wednesday afternoon as 42-year-old Rogelio Robles, suffered “major injuries” and was declared dead at the scene, the release states.

It is not known if Robles, a native of Alamo, was strapped in with a safety belt. 

The driver, who has not been identified and whose injuries are not known, was transported to a local hospital.

DPS said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.