DPS searching for suspect vehicle involved in deadly auto-pedestrian crash

1 month 4 days 10 hours ago Thursday, September 16 2021 Sep 16, 2021 September 16, 2021 6:46 AM September 16, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital
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The Texas Department of Public Safety is searching for the driver of a truck allegedly involved in a deadly auto-pedestrian crash in Alamo Wednesday evening.

The crash happened at about 8 p.m. on State Highway 495, west of FM 1423 in Alamo. 

Surveillance video from a nearby business shows 50-year-old Jose I. Rodriguez was walking across State Highway 495 when a pickup truck traveling eastbound struck him. 

Rodriguez sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators are searching for the suspect vehicle, described as a dark-colored truck, possibly black, with damage to its front bumper. 

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call DPS at 956-565-7600.

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