Pharr mother charged in son's accidental death

Maria Guadalupe Rangel Mugshot

A Pharr mother is behind bars under manslaughter after he son died in an accident outside their home.

The Monday evening accident happened on the 500 block of Bronze Avenue.

Police said Maria Guadalupe Rangel was behind the wheel while her 14-year-old son was riding on the hood.

Investigators said the boy fell off the hood of the car and was runover by his mother.

The boy later died from his injuries.

Pharr police arrested Rangel on Tuesday folllowing an investigation into the accident.