Driver Not Charged in Auto-Pedestrian Accident

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The Harlingen police have identified the woman that was killed after getting run over by a truck in Harlingen over the weekend.

The accident occurred Saturday night at the intersection of New Hampshire Street and South Frontage Road.

When officers arrived, they found 59 year old Petra Cantu from San Benito had been struck by a 1999 ford F 150 truck. Witnesses say she had attempted to run across the roadway.

Cantu was transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center where she died as a result of her injuries. As for the 42 year old driver, police released him at the scene after investigation.

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