Driver charged following fatal crash in McAllen

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(Source: McAllen Police Department) 


McAllen Police identified the victims in a Sunday morning fatal crash as 52-year-old Alma Patricia Rodriguez and 2-year-old Patricia Vargas. They were both from McAllen. 


One man has been charged following a fatal crash that killed two people and left seven other individuals injured Sunday morning. 

According to a release from the McAllen Police Department, 22-year old David Garcia Jr has been charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter and seven counts of intoxication assault. 

Police were called around  3 a.m. at the 800 block of North 10th street in regards to a vehicle collision. Garcia was driving a pickup truck that hit an SUV that had nine passengers. 

Garcia received a $50,000 bond on each charge of intoxication manslaughter and $35,000 on each charge of intoxication assault.

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