UPDATE: Driver dies in head-on crash along FM 917 in Johnson County

TxDPS Troopers are investigating a major accident involving a head-on collision along FM 917 north of Alvarado.

At around 3:30PM, multiple emergency responders from Alvarado FD, Johnson County EMS (AMR), DPS, and sheriff deputies were called to the scene along FM 917 near County Road 808.

Officials say a pickup was traveling east on FM 917 when, for an undetermined reason, it veered into the westbound lanes of traffic, hitting an SUV head-on.

The driver of the SUV, identified as a 71-year-old man from Alvarado, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Medical Examiner.

The driver of the pickup, a 55-year-old woman, was transported to JPS with unknown injuries.

Lanes of FM 917 were closed while crews investigated the scene.