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      Vehicle crashes into utility pole leaving one person dead

      This morning the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that happened outside of Weslaco.

      The accident took place Friday on Sioux Road between Valverde Road and Tower Road Friday, at around 3:53 a.m.

      DPS Troopers said a red Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling eastbound on Sioux Road when it lost control and struck a utility pole.

      A male driver and two female passengers were traveling in the vehicle.

      The driver was taken to the McAllen Medical with minor injuries but a female sitting in the seat died at the scene.

      Authorities told Action 4 that another female passenger received only minor injuries.

      Texas Highway Patrol Troopers continue to investigate the crash.