DPS investigating fatal crash near Weslaco


    (Source: MGN Online)

    DPS Troopers are investigating following a fatal crash that occurred near Weslaco on Monday night.

    Authorities said the crash occurred on FM 1015, north of Mile 11 North Road, north of Weslaco.

    Troopers said a preliminary investigation revealed that a black 2006 Suzuki Colt Motorcycle was traveling southbound on FM 1015 when the rider fell off the motorcycle for an unknown reason.

    That’s when, according to DPS, a black 2005 Dodge pickup, also traveling southbound on FM 1015, struck the motorcycle rider.

    The rider on the motorcycle, Mark Anthony Andrade, 29, of San Benito, was pronounced dead on the scene.

    The driver of the pickup was taken to a local hospital for precautionary reasons.

    The crash remains under investigation.

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