Editor’s note: This story has been updated throughout.
Authorities have arrested the driver involved in a fatal auto-cyclist crash on Saturday.
Francisco Hernandez-Muniz of Reynosa, Mexico, was arrested on a on a felony charge of criminal negligent homicide, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
DPS says the crash occurred at about 12:38 p.m. on U.S. Highway 281 Military, east of Green Jay Road.
Preliminary investigation indicates Hernandez-Muniz was traveling westbound in a Kenworth tractor-tanker when he struck the cyclist, identified as 64-year-old Jose Luis Palacios, who was also traveling westbound, according to DPS.
Palacios was pronounced dead at the scene.
DPS continues to investigate the fatal crash.
Johnny Hernandez, a spokesperson for DPS, says it’s important for motorists and cyclists to share the road.
Correction: The fatal crash occurred in Alamo, not San Juan.