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Man pleads guilty in connection to deadly crash

1 year 9 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, June 28 2022 Jun 28, 2022 June 28, 2022 12:28 PM June 28, 2022 in News

An Edinburg man on Monday entered four guilty pleas in connection to a deadly hit-and-run crash.

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The crash happened last August near Economedes High School.

Police say Carlos Santiago Rodriguez hit two women and didn't stop to help. One of the victims, Lorena Perez, was pregnant.

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Authorities say Perez was putting gas in her car when she was hit. Perez and her unborn son died.

A second woman who was with Perez was also hit but survived.

Sentencing is set for July 21.

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