Police sergeant dead after two-vehicle crash

      via MGN Online

      A police sergeant is dead after being involved in a two-car collision.

      According to the Pharr Police Department, Sgt. Jorge Luis Garcia died around 4:43 p.m. after being transported to the hospital.

      Sgt. Garcia was on his way to a meeting at the Pharr International Bridge when the collision occurred.

      The accident happened around 3:53 p.m. on Anaya and Cage.

      Officers arrived at the scene where a semi-truck and a red Ford Ranger collided.

      The Pharr Police Department sergeant was behind the wheel of the Ford Ranger, according to a Pharr Police Department press release.

      The accident is currently under investigation.

      Sgt. Garcia was a 27-year veteran with the Pharr Police Department.

      In a press release the Pharr Police Department said, Earlier today, the Pharr Police Department lost a great and beloved member of this agency.

      Anyone with information is asked to contact Pharr Crime Stoppers at (956)787-8477.