Woman dies in crash after swerving to take exit on Grapevine highway

The Grapevine Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Sunday afternoon along State Highway 121.

At 4:15pm, Grapevine FD/EMS and Police responded to a major accident along northbound State Highway 121 near the Loop 635 interchange. Emergency personnel located a vehicle with major damage.

Inside the crashed vehicle was a 44-year-old female. She was transported to a nearby hospital, but pronounced deceased a short time later.

Investigators believe the woman was traveling on 121 when she abruptly swerved to exit onto 635. She lost control, struck a construction vehicle, and hit the barrier wall.

No other vehicles or people were involved in the accident. Witnesses believe speed may be a factor.