Brownsville Man Arrested For Accident Involving Death

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An arrest has been made in a deadly hit and run crash in Brownsville.

Witnesses were able to lead police to 34-year-old Juan Luis Rodriguez, the driver of the white SUV who reportedly struck and killed 79-year-old Nicolas Garza Torres.

Rodriguez is charged with Accident Involving Death and Criminal Negligent Homicide.

The crash happened yesterday morning in the 5700 block of Padre Island Highway.

Witnesses tell police Torres was riding his bike on the shoulder lane when he was struck by Rodriguez.

Torres was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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