Construction Worker Injured in McKinney Hit-and-run Accident Dies

A construction worker who was injured in a hit-and-run accident in McKinney this month has died. McKinney police said Monday that Jose Rivera, 51, died Thursday, six days after the accident on Stacy Road. Brandon Tran, 17, was a day after the Jan. 12 accident. He told authorities that he panicked after he thought he hit a road sign, McKinney police say. The two other workers struck when his car veered onto a sidewalk suffered minor cuts and bruises.Tran was initially charged with three counts of accident involving personal injury or death. However, one of those charges will be upgraded to a second-degree felony in the wake of Rivera's death. Records show that Tran is no longer in the Collin County Jail.   Continue reading...

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