Richard Orlando Hernandez Killed in Car Accident on North Closner Boulevard in Edinburg
Where: The accident occurred on North Closner Boulevard in Edinburg, Texas.
What Happened: A pickup truck vehicle allegedly struck a person on a skateboard.
- Richard Orlando Hernandez, skateboarder/pedestrian
- Driver of pickup truck
- Richard Orlando Hernandez, killed
On or about Thursday, July 7th, 2022, around 10:00 at night, an accident between a pedestrian and a passenger vehicle left one man dead. Authorities from the Department of Public Safety said the accident was reported along North Closner Boulevard in Edinburg, Texas.
Representatives from the Edinburg Police Department said Richard Orlando Hernandez was killed when he was allegedly hit by a Ford F-250 pickup truck while he was skateboarding along North Closner. Emergency responders pronounced Hernandez dead of his injuries at the scene of the accident. Police did not mention any other injuries stemming from the accident.
According to Google Maps, the scene of the accident is in the 800 block of North Closner Boulevard.
Police are still looking into the accident.
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