UPDATE: Driver dies after head-on crash on 174 in Johnson County
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred this morning on Highway 174 between Cleburne and Rio Vista.
Cleburne FD, Rio Vista FD, AMR, CareFlite, and multiple law enforcement all responded to the scene just before 10AM.
According to DPS, the crash involved two vehicles. A northbound vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with a southbound vehicle. It is not yet known why the vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic.
The driver of the vehicle that crossed into oncoming traffic was pronounced deceased at the scene. She has been identified as a 62-year-old female from Whitney.
Two occupants inside the southbound vehicle were transported to Harris downtown with serious injuries. One of them was airlifted by CareFlite air ambulance.
The investigation is still ongoing.