One dead, three injured in two accidents

HARLINGEN — It’s been a busy couple of days for local law enforcement.

Neighboring communities Harlingen and San Benito have experienced their fair share of crime related deaths as well as major traffic accidents in just two days.

The latest occurred Wednesday night in San Benito when a local man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle and left for dead south of San Benito.

The Texas Department of Public Safety stated the accident happened near South Sam Houston Boulevard and FM 675.

DPS believe the victim, David Ortiz Rosales, 36, was struck sometime Wednesday night.

Anyone with information is asked to call the DPS at (956) 565-7600.

Harlingen had its own incident in the early morning yesterday. Three people were hospitalized after a head-on collision on the expressway. Police say one man was driving the wrong way.

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