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Deputy Recovering after Head-on Collision

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Posted: Nov 13, 2012 12:02 PM

Updated: Nov 13, 2012 12:41 PM

EDINBURG - The Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy involved in a head-on crash is now recovering at home. That's according to the sheriff.

The crash happened east of Edinburg on Val Verde Road, south of Curve. The sheriff said Jose Luis Pena, a 52-year-old Mexican national, was drunk when his van crossed the median and hit the deputy's vehicle.

Pena broke his left leg and arm in the crash. DPS troopers are now investigating the accident.

Topics: Hidalgo county, edinburg, sheriff’s deputy, crash, recovering

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