Tag: Brownsville

Mother and Child Laid to Rest in Brownsville

BROWNVILLE (KFXV) — A woman and her two-year-old son were laid to rest today, after a driver fatally struck the pair while crossing Padre Island Highway. The mother, 29-year-old, Janet Jimenez Ramirez and her youngest child, Yahel Ruben Cruz — were struck by 72-year-old, Gustavo Munoz on Thursday. Munoz has since been charged with two charges, including negligent homicide. Ramirez leaves behind six other...

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Father and Son Die in Tragic Collision

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — One family is mourning after a father and son tragically died on their way to Baytown, Texas where the pair worked. Juan Francisco Vilano and Juan Fernando Vilano were en route to Baytown when they crashed head on into another vehicle– both died from their injuries. Father and son were the bread winners for their families. A gofundme page has been created to assist their loved ones. If you’d like to help, you can search “Funeral Expenses For The Vilano’s”....

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Brownsville Fire Crews Find Dead Man While Battling Blaze

Brownsville (KFXV) — Police investigate how a man turned up dead inside a burning home. FOX NEWS spoke to authorities. Police identify the victim as 54-year-old, Antonio Villarreal – fire crews made the discovery in one of the home’s bedrooms. The Brownsville Fire Department responded to a call yesterday around 5 pm after receiving a report of smoke at a house on the 30th block of Pinar Del Rio Avenue – now this inside the Brownsville Country Club’s neighborhood. Upon arrival they discovered flames broke out in one of the bedrooms. Authorities did not say if the man may...

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72-Year-Old Man Arrested for Auto Pedestrian Collision

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — We have an update to a story we first brought you last night. Brownsville police have arrested 72-year-old, Gustavo Munoz for striking a 29-year-old female and her two-year-old son with his car while they crossed near the 5200 block of Padre Island Highway. The two-year-old has died, and his mother remains in the hospitalized in critical condition. Munoz did stop to render aid. He now faces criminal negligent homicide and aggravated assault causing serious bodily...

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Toddler and Mother Struck by Vehicle in Tragic Fatal Accident

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Police in Brownsville are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident. According to the Brownsville Fire Department, a woman and her child were crossing near the 5200 block of Padre Island Highway when a vehicle struck them, around one this afternoon. The driver of the vehicle did stop to render aid, however the 2-year-old toddler did not survive. The mother — whose condition is critical — is reportedly still receiving medical care. We will bring you updates as they are made...

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