Ofelia Merlene Proa, 19, killed and suspected hit-and-run DUI driver Edith Yacibe Garza, 35, arrested in pedestrian collision on Eldora Road in San Juan, Texas

Modified Date: 
Mon, 10/04/2021 - 10:49am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, October 2, 2021

Driver of deadly auto-pedestrian crash confesses to drunk driving, turns herself in

Garza also confessed that she had been drinking alcohol the night of the crash, authorities say.

San Juan woman dies in hit-and-run crash, police searching for driver

According to a release, a brown SUV driving westbound on Eldora Road near Cesar Chavez Road struck a female pedestrian walking near the roadway at 2 a.m. on Saturday.

People Involved: 
Ofelia Merlene Proa
Edith Yacibe Garza
Roadway: 
Eldora Road

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