Marco Mendoza, 24, killed and four people injured in collision involving pedestrian at Washington Palm Drive and Farm-to-Market Road 2221 near Peñitas, Texas

Modified Date: 
Tue, 08/02/2022 - 2:49pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2020

1 dead, 4 injured after car crash in western Hidalgo County

"Driver of the GMC disregarded the stop sign and went airborne through the intersection as it  continued to travel northbound," according to the Department of Public Safety. "A pedestrian (female-22 yoa) was walking on the northbound edge of the road and was struck by the GMC as it was traveling northbound."

Driver charged following fatal crash in Peñitas

According to public records, David Simon Cavazos has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and three counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Marco Mendoza
David Simon Cavazos

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