Driver killed when car slams into utility post

HARLINGEN — A young man died last night after he lost control of his car and struck a utility pole.

Orlando Garcia, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Harlingen police Department, fire department and EMS responded to the accident on the 2200 block of East Grimes Sunday night around 10:30 p.m.

Police say Garcia was speeding when he was driving a blue Ford Mustang westbound on East Grimes, lost control of the car and slammed into the utility pole.

Police continue to investigate the accident.