An overnight car accident on FM 973 has left one person dead.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, deputies were called out for a vehicle collision on Saturday, September 16, 2017 around 11 pm on FM 973, about four miles north of Del Valley.
During their investigation, deputies learned that a vehicle was traveling south on FM 973 when it began to travel off the roadway and onto the improved shoulder. The driver of the vehicle overcorrected and ended up in a lane for traffic traveling in the opposite direction.
A second vehicle hit the first vehicle on the front right side.
The driver of the first vehicle was ejected from his car, he was not wearing a seatbelt.
According to DPS, 45-year-old Francisco Carmona Zamora died at the scene.
The driver and passenger of the second vehicle were taken to Dell Seton.
This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.