Man charged in fatal McAllen accident
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:45:12 GMT —
A McAllen man is facing criminal charges following a fatal accident on the city's northwest side.
McAllen police charged 30-year-old Rene Claudio with intoxication assault, accident involving injury or death and tampering with evidence.
Investigators told Action 4 News that the fatal accident happened off Highway 107 between Ware Road and North 29th Street early Sunday morning.
According to investigators, the accident involved a Ford and a Lexus and ended with one of the vehicles catching fire.
McAllen police said 33-year-old Roberto Cortez, Jr. was killed in the accident.
Claudio appeared before a McAllen Municipal Court judge on Monday where he was issued $400,000 in bonds.