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DALLAS (AP) — Five people have been charged in a “smuggling scheme” following the fatal crash of an SUV that was fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff’s deputies in South Texas, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the western district of Texas said the charges were filed in connection to the Sunday crash that killed at least five people . Investigators have said the vehicle was carrying 14 people and traveling more than 100 mph when it lost control and overturned on Texas Highway 85 near Big Wells.
The article goes on to state the following:
Most of the SUV’s occupants were ejected.
The Border Patrol has said two other vehicles were traveling alongside the SUV earlier in the day, and that an agent suspected the vehicles were conducting a “smuggling event.” The border agent stopped one of the vehicles, and another agent stopped a second one. Multiple people from both vehicles were arrested.
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