Harlingen car crash leaves father, son dead, police looking for witnesses

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Editor’s note: This story was updated with new information.

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) – On Sunday, a car crash in Harlingen left several injured and two dead, according to police.

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The crash took place at the intersection of E. Harrison Avenue and 6th Street at approximately 12 a.m. EMS, Harlingen Police, and Fire Department responded to the accident.

Upon arrival, officials attended to the injured individuals immediately.

The accident included two vehicles, a Chevrolet and Buick. In the Chevrolet there were no passengers besides the man driving.

The driver and passengers of the Buick were Roel Martinez, 33, a woman, and their 10-year-old son.

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Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman and child were transferred to a hospital, where the boy was declared dead.

Harlingen PD is looking for potential witnesses that were driving in a blue pick-up truck just before the crash happened for information.

Police encourage anybody with additional information or video to contact Investigator Raul Flores at (956) 216-5434.

The man driving the Chevrolet was taken to a hospital for treatment and later released.

No charges have been filed, this is an ongoing investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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