Vehicle appears split in half after Montgomery County crash that killed 1

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor
Greg Brumbaugh

Three vehicles are seen mangled after a crash near Pinehurst, Texas, on Aug. 15, 2019.

PINEHURST, Texas - Pictures from the scene of a fatal crash in Montgomery County showed one of the vehicles appeared to have been split in half.

The crash was reported about 1 p.m. on State Highway 249 near Woodtrace Boulevard.

Photos showed the crash involved at least three vehicles and a power pole that appeared to have been burning at the time the photos were taken.

According to a tweet by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, there were injuries as a result of the crash. Authorities at the scene confirmed that a man in his 50s was killed in the crash.

The Texas Department of Transportation is also at the scene, according to the tweet.

Drivers were urged to avoid the area.

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