Vehicle collides with golf cart near Joshua; one person killed

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred earlier today in a residential area east of Joshua.

At around 1:30pm this afternoon, Joshua Fire Department, AMR, and law enforcement were called to the 1600 block of Royalwood Circle just off County Road 803 and FM 917.

Officials say a 69-year-old man driving a homemade golf cart was traveling westbound on Royalwood Circle when an oncoming vehicle veered into the path and hit the golf cart head-on.

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Records indicate he did not live far from the crash site.

There were no other injuries reported. Troopers are still investigating what led the driver to swerve into the oncoming lane and cause the crash.