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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.

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