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Crash Kills 6, Injured 9

Crash Kills 6, A crash killed 6 people and injured 9 others in Texas after police chased a truck said to be crammed with undocumented immigrants. Police said there were 15 people in the truck that slammed into a security barrier at a Navy facility in Texas. Ten people were in the truck’s cab while another five were under a tarp in the truck’s bed, said John Gagne, spokesman for Naval Air Station Kingsville. The chase started late on Wednesday when the pickup sped past an officer at the base’s man gate, prompting a chase from police. Guards at the base put a pop-up barrier outside a second security post, and the GMC truck slammed into it at full speed, causing the crash the killed 6. Police said that wasn’t the intention. “That’s exactly what the barrier is designed to prevent,” Gagne said, referring to the driver’s behavior. “It’s quite possible this guy didn’t even know where he was.” At close to 12:33 am, the Department of Public Safety was called to the scene of the crash

Crash kills 6

Crash kills 6, Six suspected undocumented immigrants were killed and nine others injured when a truck being chased by police and U.S. Border Patrol officers crashed into a security barrier at a Navy facility in Texas, a base spokesman said Thursday. Fifteen people were in the truck, with 10 crammed inside the cab and five under a tarp in the truck's bed, said John Gagne, spokesman for Naval Air Station Kingsville. The crash occurred late Wednesday when the extended-cab pickup sped past an officer at the main gate at the base, south of Corpus Christi, Gagne told CNN. The GMC Sierra was being chased by a Kingsville police cruiser and border officers about 11:15 p.m. when it ran the checkpoint. It was not immediately clear why the truck was being chased. Guards deployed a pop-up barrier outside a second security post, and the truck slammed into that obstacle without slowing down. "That's exactly what the barrier is designed to prevent," Gagne said, referring to the dri

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