Man in custody following deadly crash in Donna on Saturday night

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(Source: Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office)

One man is in custody following a deadly crash in Donna on Saturday night that left one person dead and another in the hospital.

Charlie Mendoza is in custody on charges of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.

Donna police were called out to the intersection of Victoria Road and Business 83 around 8:30 p.m.

According to a report, police said Mendoza, who was the driver of a white Chevrolet pickup, failed to yield the right of way to a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

One person on the motorcycle, Arcelia Mendoza, 50, died as a result of her injuries. Another person on the motorcycle, Mario Mendoza, 48, was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

Total bond for Mendoza has been set at $310,000. 

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