HCSO: 1 dead, 3 others injured after multiple-vehicle accident on FM 1960

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on June 15, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Updated Sunday, Jun 15 at 5:42 PM

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – One woman is dead and three other people were injured after a multiple-vehicle accident early Sunday in north Harris County, deputies said.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 2:30 a.m. at FM 1960 and Farrell Road.

Investigators said an SUV heading west on FM 1960 slammed into two cars that were stopped at a red light, sending those two into a pickup truck and another car.

Witnesses involved were able to pull two people out of the SUV that was on its side and on fire and got them to safety, deputies said.

There was a woman in the first car that was hit, which caught fire and completely burned, deputies said. She died in the car.

Three people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries, deputies. Investigators are looking into whether alcohol was a factor in the accident.

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