POSTED: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 8:36am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
A 12 year-old girl is dead after a weekend hit and run accident and authorities are searching for the driver and a black Dodge Neon.
Police believe the car struck the girl on Saturday around 1pm at the intersection of Mile 5 north road in Weslaco. Emergency crews took the young girl, Samantha Barron, to Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco where she later died.
Anyone with information on the car or the crime is urged to call the DPS office at 956.440.6721.