Police: 1 dead, 2 hospitalized after crash north of Alton

4 months 1 week 6 hours ago Thursday, July 22 2021 Jul 22, 2021 July 22, 2021 8:41 PM July 22, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Staff

A man is dead, and two others were hospitalized after a car crash north of Alton Thursday afternoon.

Police responded to the crash on F.M. 1925 and F.M. 681, at about 2:40 p.m.

Police said a 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis, occupied by a male driver and two passengers traveling eastbound on F.M. 1925, failed to yield right of way at a stop sign and collided with a 2015 Ford F-150.

According to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of the Marquis, 83-year-old Jose Torres Mejia, was pronounced dead at the scene; both passengers were transported to a local hospital.

Police said the driver of the Ford was not taken to the hospital.

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