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1 person dies in fiery 1-vehicle Houston County wreck

Source: Racyom News Media Source: Racyom News Media

One person died in a fiery one-vehicle wreck that occurred on FM 227 in Houston County late Sunday night.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS troopers responded to the scene of a one-vehicle fatal wreck at about 11 p.m. Sunday. The crash occurred on FM 227 near San Pedro Creek.

The preliminary crash investigation shows that a 2000 Buick passenger car was traveling west on FM 227 when it drove off the roadway to the left and struck a tree. The vehicle caught fire after the collision with the driver still inside, the press release stated.

The identity of the driver has not been determined at this time. An autopsy has been ordered.

The crash is still under investigation.

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