Driver ejected, killed after SUV plunges into lake near Brazos River in Fort Bend County

By Lea Wilson - Digital News Editor

RICHMOND, Texas - A man was killed Friday after crashing his SUV into Old River Lake near the Brazos River in Fort Bend County, officials said.

Investigators said the crash happened around 4 a.m in the area of Highway 90 and FM 359 in Richmond.

The 20-year-old driver was traveling on FM 259 when police said he ran a light at the intersection, crashed through a concrete barrier and was ejected from the SUV before it landed in the oxbow lake, investigators said.   

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The man, who is from the Mission Bend area, was given CPR and taken to Oak Bend Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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