Man dies after car slams into utility pole in Edinburg

      An Edinburg man is dead following an early morning accident where his car slammed into a utility pole.

      It all happened at the intersection of McColl and Monte Cristo Roads in Edinburg around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

      Edinburg police confirmed that 24-year-old David Pea, Jr. died in the accident.

      Investigators said Pea was heading west on Monte Cristo Road in a silver Jetta.

      Pea arrived at the intersection where he saw a parked vehicle and swerved to the right and hit a utility pole.

      Paramedics rushed Pea to the hospital where he later died of internal injuries.

      Police believe alcohol may have played a role in the crash but won TMt know until toxicology results come back.