McAllen auto-pedestrian crash leaves one dead, one in custody

by Benjamin Treviño | June 9th, 2022 | Auto Accident, Driving Tips, Pedestrian Accident

(MCALLEN) One woman is dead and another woman is in custody following a May 30 auto-pedestrian accident in downtown McAllen.

McAllen police say the incident happened in the 500 block of South 15th St. about 2:35 a.m. The victim was identified as 43-year-old Brenda Belmontes. No hometown was provided.

The details of the accident remain unclear, except that Belmontes was allegedly struck by a car being driven by 19-year-old Sorely Lizeth Niño of Mission.  Charges are still pending, according to McAllen Police.


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