McAllen man charged in deadly auto accident
POSTED: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 4:05pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 9:17am
MCALLEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — An upper Valley man is facing three felony charges after a fatal accident in McAllen on Sunday.
McAllen police charged Rene Claudio, 30, with intoxication assault, accident involving injury or death, and tampering with evidence. His bond is a combined $400,000 for all three felony charges.
The accident happened early Sunday morning at approximately 2:40 a.m. off Highway 107 west of 29th street.
McAllen police said a Ford and a Lexus crashed into each other, resulting in the death of 33-year-old Roberto Cortez Jr.