Weslaco, TX — July 9, 2018, Rodrigo Menendez sustained fatal injuries due to an accident in which a vehicle struck him in the roadway before fleeing the scene.
Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety reported that the accident happened at around 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Monte Cristo Road and Sun Flower Road.
The exact details regarding the collision aren’t entirely clear at this time. Police say that a vehicle struck 25-year-old Menendez while he was walking. That driver then fled the scene traveling eastbound along Monte Cristo.
Emergency services responded to the scene of the accident, but Menendez ultimately succumbed to his injuries. Police have not yet located the runaway driver.
Investigations are ongoing at this time.
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