Criminal charges not expected in fatal auto-pedestrian accident

The Edinburg Police Department is continuing to investigate a fatal accident near the Flying J Travel Center on Sunday night.

Police investigator Sarah Rodriguez said the accident happened at approximately 11:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of East Monte Cristo Road.

“It seems like an unfortunate accident,” Rodriguez said.

The victim is a 61-year-old woman, who authorities will identify after notifying next of kin, Rodriguez said.

Criminal charges are not likely in the case.