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

5 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Friday, January 07 2022 Jan 7, 2022 January 07, 2022 2:03 PM January 07, 2022 in News - Local
Stock photo of White Jeep Cherokee provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety

The Texas Department of Public Safety is searching for the suspect vehicle involved in a deadly auto-pedestrian crash in Harlingen. 

Authorities say the crash happened Dec. 19 at about 2:50 a.m.

Preliminary investigation reveals 29-year-old Nilda Marie Garcia of Harlingen was walking south on Breedlove Road when she was hit by a vehicle. 

Garcia was taken to a local hospital, where she died from her injuries on Dec. 25. 

Authorities believe the vehicle to be a 2016-2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited. 

Texas DPS officials are asking anyone with information about the driver or the suspect vehicle to call the Weslaco DPS Office at 956-565-7600. 

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