Man charged in connection to deadly McAllen crash

4 months 13 hours 50 minutes ago Wednesday, February 23 2022 Feb 23, 2022 February 23, 2022 9:56 AM February 23, 2022 in News - Local

Editor's note: This story has been updated with new information from the McAllen Police Department.

A 22-year-old man was charged in connection to a three-vehicle crash that left one man dead and hospitalized five other individuals in McAllen.

According to a news release from the McAllen police Department, the fatal crash occurred at approximately 4:23 p.m. on Tuesday at the 6300 block of South McColl Road.

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One person in a separate vehicle, 85-year-old Francisco Quijada, succumbed to his injuries following the crash. Five people in a different vehicle were transported to area hospitals, according to the news release. Their condition is unknown. 

Lou Autry Gomez was arraigned on Thursday and charged with manslaughter, five counts of deadly conduct, and possession of marijuana; his bond was set at $44,000. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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