Clues Sought in IDs of Texas Pickup Crash Victims

McALLEN, Texas (AP) – Investigators continue the difficult task of trying to identify 14 suspected illegal immigrants who were killed when a pickup truck packed with nearly two dozen people crashed in South Texas during an apparent smuggling run. They’re also looking for clues about who else might have been involved in the operations. The men, women and children were carrying toothbrushes, toothpaste and changes of socks and underwear but no identifying documents. Authorities said the white Ford F-250 was carrying 23 immigrants from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala when it veered off a highway and crashed into trees Sunday night. The crash happened on a highway about 90 miles southeast of San Antonio and about 150 miles northeast of the Mexican border.

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