The hit-and-run took place in the early morning of Sept. 14 on Texas Avenue. Reports suggest a group of teenage friends were crossing the road when Pedro Puge, 17, struck Carly Beatty, 19, with his vehicle, leaving her in critical condition up until her death.
Pedro Puga admitted to taking Xanax and cocaine prior to getting in the driver’s seat, the College Station police reported. According to The Battalion, Puga is currently in custody in the Brazos County Detention Center at a $150,000 bond on charges unrelated to this incident, including Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon and Tampering with Evidence.
Information taken from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
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