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San Benito Resident Killed in Auto Pedestrian Crash

WESLACO, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash.  The accident occurred yesterday at about 10:20 p.m. on FM 1015 north of Mile 11 North Road north of Weslaco.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Black 2006 Suzuki Colt Motorcycle was traveling southbound on the innermost lane of FM 1015 north of Rosa Street. The rider of the motorcycle fell off for unknown reasons onto the roadway.  A Black 2005 Dodge pickup also traveling southbound on FM 1015 then struck the rider of the Suzuki.

Driver of the Dodge was transported to a local hospital for precautionary reasons.  The motorcycle rider, 29-year-old Mark Anthony Andrade of San Benito, was pronounced dead on the scene.  Texas DPS Troopers are further investigating this fatal crash.

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