DPS investigating fatal crash that left one dead near Palmview

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Source: MGN Online

Update: 

CBS 4 has learned the identity of the man killed in a fatal crash Saturday afternoon.

54-year-old Javier Angel Vargas-Ayala, a Mission resident, was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash that involved a 2017 GMC Yukon and a 1999 Mercedes Benz. 

According to DPS, Ayala was the passenger in the Mercedes Benz which collided with the GMC Yukon at the intersection of Minnesota Rd. and 2 Mile Line Rd., north of Palmview. 

DPS continues their investigation of the crash.

Original Story:

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal two vehicle crash that left one male dead.

According to DPS, the incident occurred just before 3:30 p.m this afternoon on Minnesota Rd. and 2 Mile Line Road- north of Palmview.

In a release, DPS says a 1999 brown Mercedes Benz, occupied by a male driver and a female passenger, was traveling eastbound on 2 Mile Line Rd. A 2017 white GMC Yukon, occupied by a female driver and one male driver, was traveling southbound on Minnesota Road. Both vehicles collided at the intersection.

The male passenger in the Mercedes Benz was pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS continues to investigate the cause of the crash.

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