Texas DPS Investigating Two Car Fatal Crash

Local News

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.

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