Mother of girl killed in Starr County crash to turn herself into custody
RIO GRAND CITY – A Starr County woman is expected to turn herself into authorities. She survived a crash that claimed her daughter’s life.
Police say 34-year-old Elia De La Cruz was driving when she slammed into the back of a garbage truck. It happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8.
The passenger, 8-year-old Leah Marie Gonzalez, was killed. Police say neither were wearing their seat belt.
Officials also believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
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