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Woman arrested in connection with hit-and-run crash involving USPS vehicle

1 year 3 months 4 weeks ago Thursday, January 19 2023 Jan 19, 2023 January 19, 2023 12:45 PM January 19, 2023 in News - Local

A 62-year-old woman is in custody Thursday after a hit-and-run crash that tipped a United States Postal Service truck over, according to the Weslaco Police Department.

The USPS truck was hit from behind by a Chevy Malibu vehicle that fled the scene of the crash near Pike Boulevard and FM 1015 at around 10 a.m., police said.

The suspected hit-and-run driver was identified as Maricela Montemayor, who was apprehended near the scene on a charge of accident involving damage.

Police said Montemayor had three children in her vehicle who were not injured in the crash.

The postal worker was hospitalized with minor injuries.

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