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Overnight motorcycle accident kills 1

November 6, 2018

The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate an early morning motorcycle accident that left one man dead.

The accident happened at about 12:51 a.m. on FM 1732 east of Campo Real Circle outside Brownsville.

Authorities said 47-year-old Manuel Jaime de la Garza was killed in the accident.

De la Garza, who was operating a 2015 Harley Davidson, was heading east on the roadway and for unknown reasons the motorcycle left the roadway and struck a guardrail, authorities report.

De la Garza was pronounced dead at the scene. State troopers are further investigating the fatal accident.

lmartinez@brownsvilleherald.com

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