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.