Man charged for fatal hit-and-run accident in McAllen

Fatal Hit & Run Victim: Perla Alvarado // File Photo

A 42-year-old man is behind bars for a young woman's death.

McAllen police arrested Carlos Gonzalez for a fatal September 16th hit-and-run accident off Ware Road and the frontage road of Expressway 83.

The autopedestrian accident claimed the life of 23-year-old Palmview resident Perla Alvardo.

Details were not immediately available but McAllen police said investigators were able to identify Gonzalez as the suspect.

Police charged Gonzalez with second-degree felony accident involving injury or death and third-degree felony tampering with evidence.

Gonzalez appeared before a McAllen Municipal Court judge on Wednesday morning where he was issued $125,000 in bonds.