Angelina Huerta, 5, killed in hit-and-run collision with alleged driver Jose Ricardo Trujillo, 42, at Stuart Place Road and Interstate 2 Westbound Frontage Road in Harlingen, Texas

Modified Date: 
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 4:45am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2020

Child dies, sister hospitalized after morning auto-pedestrian crash

The driver of a gray 2012 Hyundai Elantra, who fled from the crash scene failing to stop and render aid, was apprehended at 11 a.m. at a residence in Primera by the Primera Police Department, according to a Harlingen police press release.

Child Killed in Harlingen Hit-and-Run, Suspect Jailed

The suspect's name and identities of the victim are not yet being released. Harlingen police say the suspect will be formally charged Monday.

Sister injured in Harlingen hit and run released from the hospital

Huerta’s release comes the following day the alleged driver, 42-year-old Jose Ricardo Trujillo was charged with Accident Involving Death (2nd Degree Felony) and Accident Involving Serious Bodily Injury (3rd Degree Felony).

Type: Car Accident
Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Angelina Huerta
Leslie Cassie Huerta
Jose Ricardo Trujillo

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