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Boy killed after head-on car crash near La Blanca

A boy died Sunday after a car crash near La Blanca. (Photo courtesy of the Texas Department of Public Safety)

Update: The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the boy as 2-year-old Acel Cuellar of Pharr.

Original Story: A boy died Sunday after a car crash near La Blanca.

At about 4:35 a.m. Sunday, a Ford passenger car hit a Nissan SUV on Farm-to-Market Road 1925 near Farm-to-Market 493, according to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The investigation determined the Nissan was traveling west on FM 1925 when the Ford veered across the center line, according to the news release. The Ford struck the Nissan head-on.

Ambulances transported the driver of the Ford and the occupants of the Nissan — a man, a woman and two boys — to McAllen Medical Center.

"One of the children was later pronounced dead at the hospital," according to the news release.

The crash remains under investigation.

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