1 dead, 1 hospitalized after single-vehicle crash north of Mission
One person is dead and another has been hospitalized after a crash north of Mission, according to Maria Montalvo, a spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Public Safety.
At about 11:55 p.m. Thursday, troopers say a tan Mercury Grand Marquis-- occupied by a male driver and a male passenger-- was traveling on Farm-to-Market Road 2221 and Texas Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle.
Preliminary investigation reveals the driver overrcorrected and skidded to the left, striking a concrete irrigation pipe and wooden utility post.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, according to DPS. The passenger was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
Identification will be released pending notification of next of kin.
Troopers continue to investigate the crash.
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