Accident involving racing ends with one person dead, arrest made

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Felipe Arnoldo Cantu Lozano, 23, was arrested and charged for racing on a highway causing death and for false report to a police officer. (Source: Edinburg Police Department)

Edinburg police have made an arrest after one person died in an accident involving racing.

According to authorities, they were called out to the 4000 block of N. Salinas Street last Friday in reference to a vehicle accident.

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When officers arrived, they learned that a man was unconscious inside of a 2002 Red Chevrolet Tahoe.

Upon further investigation, authorities learned the man, Zaith Morado, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said an investigation found that there were three vehicles racing on Salinas Street.

The driver who was involved in the accident, Felipe Arnoldo Cantu Lozano, 23, was arrested and charged for racing on a highway causing death and for false report to a police officer.

We’re told a juvenile was also involved in the racing and was later taken to the juvenile detention center.

Police added that the three individuals were involved in a racing car club.

Felipe Arnoldo Cantu Lozano appeared before a judge and a total bond was set at $110,000.

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