1 dead, 1 injured in Fort Bend County head-on crash, deputies say

Authorities investigate a fatal crash near Richmond, Texas, on April 5, 2021. (KPRC)

RICHMOND, Texas – Fort Bend County deputies said one person is dead and another person was injured Monday during a crash near Richmond.

Deputies said they received a call at 5:09 a.m. about a head-on crash that happened on FM 359 near Settegast Ranch Road.

According to investigators, one of the vehicles caught fire.

Deputies said one person has been transported to the hospital.

Drivers have been asked to avoid the area.

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