Guadalupe Cervantes Killed in Truck Accident in Weslaco, TX
Weslaco, TX -- A collision between a pedestrian and a tractor-trailer claimed the life of 100-year-old Guadalupe Cervantes in the area of Weslaco, TX.
Mrs. Cervantes was reportedly walking along the eastbound lanes near the Texas Boulevard exit about 4:15 a.m. While it is unclear what transpired, the report claims Mrs. Cervantes was struck by a passing semi-truck. The victim was killed at the scene of the incident. The report states the driver of the truck stopped and assisted in aiding the victim. The incident left a portion of the highway closed for several hours.
Authorities are currently investigating the incident and hope to reveal more as it concludes.
The preliminary media report provided no more details regarding the incident at the time of its release.
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