Tag: utility pole

Early Morning Collision Leaves One Dead

PHARR (KFXV) — According to the Pharr Police Department, an early morning accident caused the death of one man today. Authorities responded to reports of a single vehicle collision with a utility pole near 1100 block of North Cage. The identity of the victim has not been released, because they are pending notifying his next of kin. They have identified him as a 33-year-old male who drove a white GMC Canyon. The driver died from his injuries at McAllen Medical Center. If you have any details regarding this collision, you are asked to contact the Pharr Crime Stoppers at...

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Catholic Priest Arrested For Driving Intoxicated

Weslaco (KFXV) — A priest from the St.Pirus Catholic Church faces for driving while intoxicated. According to Weslaco Police Department, Carlos Zuniga crashed into a utility pole on the 600 block of Texas Boulevard. After conducting a sobriety test, he was taken to the police department to conduct a breathalyzer exam, which he refused. Zuniga received a $5,000 bond., and now he awaiting...

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Weslaco Man Dies after being Electrocuted

A Weslaco man is dead after being electrocuted at his home. Authorities say 31-year-old Ezequiel Marroquin was electrocuted around 10 a.m. trying to split an electric power line from a utility pole to feed it to nearby units. Marroquin was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities urge the public to avoid contact with power lines and when working with electricity, always hire a...

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One Air-Lifted to Hospital Following South Padre Island Crash

A car crash on South Padre Island involving a taxi leaves five injured, one of whom had to be air lifted to hospital. The vehicles collided at the intersection of Huisache Street and FM 100 around 7 pm, one of which crashed against the concrete wall of a business while the other took down a utility pole, resulting in a temporary loss of power. Authorities are not ruling out alcohol as the possible cause of the...

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