Tag: hit-and-run

One Woman Dead After Hit and Run

Weslaco (KFXV) — In Weslaco, a 63-year-old woman dies after being hit by a driver who didn’t stop to help. The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the fatal auto-pedestrian crash that happened Sunday around 11 at night. on F.M. 1015, south of Mile 12 North Road, north of Weslaco. DPS says a suspect vehicle fled the scene, described as a gray passenger car, last seen traveling northbound on F.M. 1015. The woman has been identified as Josie Betancourt,  of Weslaco — pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers are continuing to investigate this as a fatal hit and...

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Harlingen Police Investigating Hit and Run

HARLINGEN (KFXV) — Police responded to the scene of a collision between a bicyclist and a vehicle. The Harlingen Police Department is reporting that early this morning, near the 1200 block of W. Harrison Avenue, a white Ford F150 struck a male bicyclist, and failed to render aid. The truck then fled westbound on Harrison. EMS took the cyclist to the hospital where he received treatment for his injuries. The case remains under...

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Woman behind bars for alleged intentional hit-and-run

WESLACO (KFXV) — A woman is behind bars tonight after a hit-and-run investigation that authorities believe was intentional. While one woman remains hospitalized tonight, her alleged attacker is behind bars on aggravated assault charges. Twenty-one-year-old, Mariah Nicole Garcia is facing one count of aggravated assault with serious bodily injury after she struck a 25-year-old woman with her vehicle. According to investigators from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office, Garcia committed the crime intentionally on Wednesday early in the morning before fleeing the scene in rural Weslaco. A witness called in to report the incident. The victim received surgery for her...

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Harlingen Woman Killed in Hit and Run

HARLINGEN (KFXV) — A woman is killed after being struck by the car. The driver took off and police are asking for the help of all fox viewers to the person responsible. Investigators say the 57 year old victim was struck on the 1100 block of South 77 Sunshine Strip. Witnesses gave police a description of the vehicle, saying it was possibly a white or light color Ford Fusion. The woman was transported to a local hospital where she later died. If you have any information on this case contact Harlingen Crime Stoppers at 956-425-8477...

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2015 Brownsville Hit and Run Trial Begins

Brownsville (KFXV) After 2 years Marisa Govea Hernandez’s trial begins. She’s accused of causing the death of 37 year old Mary Tipton after an alleged hit-and-run. According to the investigation the victim was walking on FM 803 visiting family when Govea struck her. It’s said that she didn’t stop to aid Tipton, and today a hundred jury candidates were present in court. Twelve will be chosen for the trial. Fox News will keep you...

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