2 from SA killed in quadruple-fatal Laredo crash

LAREDO, Texas – State troopers are investigating a crash near Laredo that left four dead, including a couple from San Antonio.

The victims, pronounced dead at the scene, were identified as 74-year-old Maximo Cremar Jr. and his wife, 66-year-old Oralia Morin Cremar, both from San Antonio.

Maximo Cremar's mother, 93-year-old Maria Buentello Cremar, of Hebbronville, and 46-year-old Norberto Torres Sanchez, of Laredo, also died in the crash.

Investigators said the wreck happened when a tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a pickup truck, causing the truck to collide with the car the Cremars were in. The driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.


About the Authors:

Jessie Degollado has been with KSAT since 1984. She is a general assignments reporter who covers a wide variety of stories. Raised in Laredo and as an anchor/reporter at KRGV in the Rio Grande Valley, Jessie is especially familiar with border and immigration issues. In 2007, Jessie also was inducted into the San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame.