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Hit-and-run driver kills pregnant woman and unborn baby

EDINBURG, TX – Two people are dead after a hit-and-run incident in Edinburg on Sunday night, KRGV reports. 

The deadly accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. on South Alamo Road. Two women were pouring gas into their vehicle on the side of the road when they were hit by a brown Chevrolet Silverado.

Both women were then taken to the hospital. The 18-year-old woman who was pregnant died upon arrival and an emergency C-section was unable to save the life of her baby.

The other woman was quickly released from the hospital.

On Tuesday, the 44-year-old driver turned himself in. He is being charged with charged with fail to stop and render aid-death, fail to render aid with serious bodily injuries and tampering with physical evidence.

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