La Feria PD searching for suspect of deadly hit-and-run crash

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(La Feria Police Department)

LA FERIA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — La Feria police are searching for the suspect of a hit-and-run crash that left a woman dead and her daughter severely injured.

La Feria Police Department officers responded to an accident at the intersection of Beddoes Road and Business 83. Upon arrival, witnesses told officers that a black sedan was coming to a stop at the intersection when a white Ford F-150 collided with it, according to a release from La Feria PD.

The collision severely injured Maria Macias, 37, and her 12-year-old daughter.

Maria Macias was later pronounced dead at Valley Baptist Medical Center.

The driver of the Ford fled the scene on foot. He was later identified as Bedelin Alegria, a Mexican national, the release stated.

Alegria is 5 feet in height, 180 pounds, has short hair and a large tattoo on his left shoulder, according to police.

Anyone with information in regards to Alegria is asked to contact the La Feria Police Department at (956) 797-3121.

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