Motorcyclist killed in Pharr accident

Motorcyclist killed in Pharr accident

POSTED: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 9:01am

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 10:07am

Pharr police are investigating a deadly accident that took the life of a motorcyclist on Monday.

Officers responded to the 3800 block of North Cage on May 27, at noon in reference to a major accident involving a tractor trailer and a motorcycle.

It was reported that the operator of the motorcycle, Roel Orlando Ruiz, 47, from Pharr, was traveling north on Cage, behind the tractor trailer, when he struck the right side of the tractor causing the accident.

Ruiz was not wearing a helmet at the time and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Rosa Trevino.

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