DPS investigating fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Raymondville

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This story has been updated to include the name of the deceased. 

The Texas Department of Public Safety is currently investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred Tuesday evening just after 7 p.m. on Business 77, north of Raymondville. 

Preliminary information indicates that a Dodge Ram Pickup was traveling southbound and struck 69 -year-old Jose De La Rosa Garcia of Raymondville.  The driver rendered aid and is cooperating with the investigation. 

DPS continues to investigate the fatal crash. 

DPS reminds the public that with the recent time change and it getting darker sooner, it is important to remember the following safety tips when walking at night. 

  • Be safe and be seen: make yourself visible to drivers.
  • Wear bright/light colored clothing and reflective materials.
  • Carry a flashlight when walking at night.
  • Cross the street in a well-lit area at night.

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