Man just released from jail dies after being hit by Weslaco fire vehicle

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(AP)

EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Edinburg Police Department is investigating an auto-pedestrian crash that left one dead Monday morning.

The incident took place just before 6 a.m. at the 500 block of east El Cibolo in Edinburg.

According to a release, the man had just been released from the county jail and ran across the street, when a Weslaco Fire Department non-emergency vehicle traveling westbound hit him.

The man was identified as a 35-year-old, no other details were released pending notification to family.

This case remains under investigation.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with the correct vehicle. Edinburg officials first reported the vehicle the struck the victim was a Weslaco ambulance, later issued a correction

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