HCSO: Driver dies after slamming into tow truck near Crosby

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A fatal car crash has left one dead near Crosby early Sunday, according to Harris County deputies.

Authorities said the wreck took place around 1:30 a.m. on block of 20400 block of Highway 90 at FM 1942.

According to HCSO, a man driving a Ford Expedition struck the back of a tow truck which was pulled up behind a stalled car. The man died at the scene.

Other drivers who witnessed the accident told authorities the man was driving at a high rate of speed, and when the tow truck was hit, it flew into a grassy area.

According to Harris County Deputy Richard Sanders, the tow truck driver was in the vehicle with his wife when the accident happened. They were transported to the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital and are in stable condition.

The incident is still under investigation.