HOUSTON -

A man has been accused of fatally stabbing another man after a collision.

Octavio Daniel Figueroa, 23, has been charged with murder,

Houston police said a Harris County sheriff's deputy witnessed a wreck on the feeder road of the 8000 block of the North Freeway about 11:55 p.m. on Sept. 9.

The deputy witnessed the wreck escalate into an assault and he detained several people.

The deputy later saw Manuel Ignacio Iracheta, 20, laying on the ground and breathing heavily.

Iracheta had been stabbed and was rushed to a hospital, where he died.

Police said their investigation led them to Figueroa. He was arrested and confessed to the stabbing, investigators said.