Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Several Vehicles

Friday, August 19, 2011 - 8:59am

Several vehicles struck and killed a man attempting to cross North 10th street in McAllen on Wednesday evening.

Police report that 21 year-old Noe Puga Jr. was crossing the street when he was struck several times by a number of  vehicles. Puga Jr. died at the scene and police continue to investigate the case as an auto/pedestrian accident. McAllen Police Department Sgt. Joel Morales stated, "It is still under investigation, it is my understanding that he is a pedestrian he is crossing the street when he is struck by these multiple vehicles. All the drivers did remain at the scene and we have an ongoing investigation."

Police are not releasing the number of vehicles involved in the accident and a Justice of the Peace has ordered an autopsy and toxicology report on the victim.

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