Posted: May 3, 2013 3:23 PM
Updated: May 3, 2013 3:59 PM
WESLACO - A girl died after she was struck by a truck north of Weslaco.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers said the victim was Maria Celia Lopez,17. The accident happened on FM 88 just north of Mile 12 Road.
Troopers said the girl was checking her mailbox when the truck struck her.
They believe drugs or alcohol may have played a role in the incident. The driver of the truck and a passanger were taken to a hospital.
Troopers closed the southbound lane of FM 88.