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One dead, two injured in 4-vehicle crash in NE Harris County

Harris County deputies are responding to a major accident in the 19900 block of Atascocita Shores.
Credit: KHOU

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A man is dead and two other people were seriously injured Saturday night in a four-vehicle crash in northeast Harris County.

The man who died allegedly caused the crash. Initial reports reveal the man may have been speeding. 

This happened at about 10 p.m. the 19900 block of Atascocita Shores.

Deputies said the man, who was driving a gray Dodge Charger and had a female passenger, failed to stay in one lane and drove into oncoming traffic. 

The Charger then crashed into a white 2001 Toyota Tundra that was stopped at a red light and two other cars before rolling over and catching on fire. 

The female passenger inside the Charger was rescued by Good Samaritans, according to deputies. She was taken to the hospital by Life Flight. 

The man was unable to be saved and died on scene. 

The driver of the Tundra had to be taken to the hospital via ambulance. His condition is unknown.

The cause of this crash is still under investigation.

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