San Benito teen dies in weekend car wreck

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Peter Puga

Peter Puga

The 14-year-old Miller Jordan Middle School student tragically killed in a car crash Saturday was identified as Pedro “Peter” Puga of San Benito.

Puga reportedly succumbed to injuries sustained at a Brownsville hospital on Saturday following a fatal wreck. He was traveling in an SUV, reportedly driven by another teenager and carrying an undisclosed number of occupants.

Authorities are pending the results of an investigation, headed by the Brownsville Police Department, in hopes of determining the cause of the accident, of which the SUV was the sole vehicle involved. It was further reported that charges could be filed pending the results of the investigation.

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    • Aaliyah lopez on December 13, 2021 at 2:08 pm
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    Thank you for posting this i really miss him he was my tio im now in 6th grade fly high tio ill pray for you we all miss you

  1. this is ur sister and I really miss u and I remember that we had a conversation before u left

    • klarissa gonzalez on May 31, 2012 at 4:58 pm
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    man, peter today would have been so muuch greaater* day if you were here with us during our last walk at B.C. :’c i lovee and miss you so damn muuch peter! <333 ;C

    • hugo on February 16, 2012 at 6:19 pm
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    damm bro itz hard fo me 2 see u gone da last time i saw u waz on friday at tha moviez den da nextday u r gone itz hard four family 2 lose ther son damm peter i miss u bro u r n a better place now .. u where younq ,u where wild, noww……u r free

    (R.i.p) peter puga.

    i will alwayz luv u bro u will alwayz be ma homboyy fo life.

    • rosemary & alyssa on February 8, 2012 at 2:43 pm
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    we miss you peter!:'(

    • rosemary & alyssa on February 8, 2012 at 2:40 pm
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