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Driver fatally injured during crash in Galveston County, deputies say

Sheriff deputies expect traffic in the area will be slowed down for hours while they investigate.

GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas — The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is responding to a crash Saturday that left at least on person dead.

It happened about 9:30 a.m. on Texas 146 near Main Street.

Investigators said one vehicle rear-ended another. 

A driver was Life Flighted to Memorial Hermann hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Officers expect the area will be closed for several hours during the investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is confirmed.