The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Saturday, March 23 at about 8:41p.m. on F.M. 491 north of Mile 10 North Road near Mercedes.
Preliminary investigation revealed a red Dodge Ram was traveling northbound on F.M. 491 approaching a curve north of Mile 10 North Road. A White Nissan Sentra was traveling southbound on F.M. 491 just south of the curve north of Mile 10 North Road.
Driver of the Nissan failed to drive in a single lane and veered onto the northbound lane striking the Dodge. Driver of the Dodge was transported to McAllen Medical Center. 28-year-old Irma Cerda, driver of the Nissan was pronounced dead at the scene. DPS Troopers are further investigating this fatal crash.