Harlingen woman, 64, dies in car crash

HARLINGEN — A 64-year-old woman died early yesterday morning after her SUV struck a Cameron County Sheriff’s deputy patrol car.

The accident occurred at 6:25 a.m. when the deputy was stopped at the inter-section of Loop 499 and North Business 77.

Harlingen police Officer Larry Moore said the deputy was in his patrol car facing north at a stop light.

“What happened was a white SUV rear-ended the back end, pushing him into the intersection,” Moore said.

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