ALTON, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A hospitalized driver will be charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault after a crash that left a passenger dead, authorities announced late Saturday night.

The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate the deadly two-car crash that happened at 12:03 a.m. Saturday on Moorefield Road, south of FM 681, north of Alton.

The two vehicles in the crash were described as a gray Mazda 6 and a blue GMC Sierra. The driver of the Mazda is the one pending charges after being released from the hospital, DPS stated.

The Mazda 6 was driving northbound on Moorefield Road and the GMC Sierra was traveling southbound when the accident occurred, according to authorities.

The passenger in the Mazda died at the scene, DPS said.

Both occupants of the Sierra were transported to a local hospital but have been released, DPS stated Saturday.

“The driver of the Mazda remains at the hospital and will be charged with intoxication manslaughter, and intoxication assault after being released from the hospital,” DPS public information officer Maria Montalvo wrote in an emailed statement sent to ValleyCentral and local media.

Montalvo also noted: “I will provide a second update with the identification of the driver of the Mazda and will also update after the title of the deceased has been known.”

The identity of the passenger who died is pending the notification of next-of-kin.

“DPS Troopers are further investigating this fatal crash,” Montalvo’s statement read.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.