Authorities Identify 71-year-old Killed in Crash near Edinburg

3 years 8 months 4 weeks ago Monday, July 01 2019 Jul 1, 2019 July 01, 2019 11:00 PM July 01, 2019 in News - Local

UPDATE (6:30a.m.) DPS identifies the driver as 71-year-old Ernesto Vega, a resident of Edinburg.


EDINBURG - State Troopers are investigating a fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and a Ford pickup truck.

It happened on FM 1925 and Peach Street at approximately 9:43 p.m. Monday.

The tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on FM 1925 approaching Peach Street.

The Ford truck was exiting a private drive onto FM 1925, failed to yield the right of way, and was struck by the tractor-trailer.

The 71-year-old male driver of the Ford pickup died at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

The crash is still under investigation.

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