Ruben Pugo-Garcia Killed in Fort Worth TX Accident

Fort Worth, Texas — Ruben Pugo-Garcia was killed, and another person was injured in a Wednesday afternoon (12/18/2013) car accident near the Alliance Airport.

According to Fort Worth police, the two victims were in the roadway performing an inspection of a manhole in the 14400 block of John Day Road when a gold Ford Thunderbird struck one of the men and rear-ended their work truck at around 1:25 p.m.

32-year-old Ruben Pugo Garcia (identified by the Tarrant County medical examiner on Thursday) was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and the 2nd victim was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital with serious injuries. A third person (likely the driver who struck the truck) was treated at the scene an released.

Reports say the truck did not appear to have orange cones or any type of warning devices around it. The driver was not arrested and has yet to be charged.

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