HIDALGO COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — David Gonzalo Franco, of McAllen, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday evening fatal motorcycle crash in Hidalgo County.

Franco, 44, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in McCook Sunday evening.


According to reports, Franco was operating a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on FM-490 near FM-681 in McCook, when the bike exited the roadway in a curve and wrecked around 5 p.m. Sunday.

Franco was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

McCook is a community in Hidalgo County, about 30 miles northwest of McAllen.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Hidalgo County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. The county seat is Edinburg and the largest city is McAllen. The county is named for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the priest who raised the call for Mexico’s independence from Spain – Wikipedia.