Weslaco dad dies weeks after mini-bike accident

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A Weslaco area father passed away weeks after a mini-bike accident where both he and his 7-year-old daughter were hit by a car.

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers confirmed that 46-year-old Juan Morales died on Monday morning.

Morales and his 7-year-old daughter were injured after being hit by a car while riding a mini-bike of Mile 6 West and San Vicente Street back on March 12th.

State troopers said the 7-year-old girl was released from the hospital last week but Morales remained in critical condition.

Morales passed away on Monday morning.

The driver of the SUV that hit them is not facing criminal charges.

Under Texas state law, mini-bikes are not allowed on roadways.