Man dies in early morning accident.
POSTED: Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 10:38am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
A man is dead after an early morning accident in the City of Pharr.
Officials say the accident happened around 4:30am Friday morning at the intersection of Jackson road and FM 495. When officers arrived to the scene, they reported that a red Chevy Cavalier had plowed into the rear of a silver Mitsubishi SUV. The driver of the Cavalier, 29 year-old Jesus Arturo Rodriguez, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Montero, Marisela Rangel, was taken to McAllen Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators are still trying to determine what caused Rodriguez to crash into the SUV.