Mother Involved in Auto-Pedestrian Accident Dies, Charges to Be Upgraded

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New developments in the auto-pedestrian accident that took the life of a child.

On Thursday, July 13, 2017, 72-year-old Gustavo Muñoz struck a mother and child on Padre Island Highway. The child died shortly after and the mother was in critical condition at a hospital.

This morning the mother died of her injuries. Muñoz is currently detained by police on one count of criminal negligent homicide. Those charges will be updated because of the second death in the case.

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