KATY, Texas A cellphone may be to blame for a deadly crash in Katy Tuesday morning.
A woman was killed in thecollision near the intersection of Clay and Porter Roads.
The victim was talking on her phone and didn t appear to notice a stop sign, according to witnesses. She ran the stop sign and a pickup truck slammed into her car. Both vehicles then hit a Metro van and all three ended up in a ditch.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Four people were taken to area hospitals.
Do not use a cell phone while you are driving, either way you use talking or texting it is a distraction to what you are doing while operating a motor vehicle, advised Capt. Darryl Coleman with the Harris County Sheriff s Office.
Deputies say the woman who died was 29 years old. Her name has not been released.