Man Involved in Car Wreck on State Loop 438 Has Died

Published 12/31 2013 08:37PM

Updated 12/31 2013 08:48PM

72-year old Gene Lerma Bernal was pronounced dead this morning after being involved in a serious roll-over wreck yesterday night.

Bernal was traveling east on State Loop 438 at around 9:30 last night in his Dodge Ram Pickup when he crossed the center stripe and drove into a ditch near a bridge.

He then drove over the guardrail of the bridge and rolled over into the creek below it.

The vehicle came to a rest below the the bridge, completely turned over on it's top.

Bernal was pronounced dead this morning and was taken to Winters Funeral Home.

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