Two vehicle crash leaves one person dead, authorities suspect alcohol a factor

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WESLACO, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash.

According to Texas DPS the incident occurred on Saturday at about 7:37 p.m. on FM 1847 and FM 106 in Cameron County. A preliminary investigation revealed a white Toyota pickup truck towing a boat was traveling south on FM 1847. A black Ford pickup truck was traveling east on FM 106.

The release stated the driver of the Toyota was distracted and disregarded a stop sign at the intersection causing the Ford to strike the Toyota. 

69-year-old Juana Garza Galvan of Donna, the passenger in the Ford, sustained critical injuries and died at the scene.

DPS Troopers suspect alcohol may have also contributed to the fatal crash, but at this time are further investigating, said the release.

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