DONNA, Texas – State authorities are searching for a man behind a deadly crash.

A stretch of the highway has been blocked off in Donna, from F.M. 493 to Victoria Road as the Texas Department of Public Safety investigates the crash.

The crash happened on mile 11 1/2 East of F.M. 493 around 7:30 Thursday evening.

DPS officials are actively searching for the male driver of a 2004 tan Grand Marquis with major head injuries.

Authorities said that the driver was traveling westbound on mile 11 1/2 when he lost control of the vehicle causing it to roll over.

One of his passengers was pronounced dead at the scene, the other passenger was rushed to McAllen Medical Center.

Anyone with information on the driver is urged to contact the Weslaco DPS office at 956-565-7600.