Ernesto Garcia Rincon Killed in Accident at I-77 in Harlingen, TX

March 31, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Ernesto Garcia Rincon
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

77 South I Street, Harlingen, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Sportage
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Sportage struck a concrete barrier before overturning and ejecting the operator

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a driver at I-77 in Harlingen, TX on March 31st, 2024. Police believe the incident happened around 10:20 p.m. According to investigators, a Kia Sportage headed northbound on I-77 is said to have veered out of its lane for uninformed reasons before colliding with a concrete barrier. The impact is said to have caused the vehicle to overturn, ejecting 51-year-old driver, Ernesto Garcia Rincon, from the vehicle. Authorities say Rincon was fatally injured in the incident and had no additional information available.

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