Woman, 8-year-old boy killed in crash in Donna, 3 others injured

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(Source: Texas DPS)

**Editors note: Story has been updated throughout**

Two people are dead after a crash in Donna on Wednesday morning. 

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred on FM 493, near Vertrees Road. 

Donna Police, Donna Fire and the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene.

Johnny Hernandez with Texas DPS said a white vehicle was traveling northbound on FM 493 when the driver lost control, traveled off the roadway and overcorrected.

That’s when the white vehicle struck a blue SUV traveling southbound.

Four people were inside the white vehicle at the time of the crash. A female driver and an 8-year-old boy were killed in the crash. Two other children, who were also in the vehicle, were taken to the hospital. Their identities have not yet been released by authorities.

One person inside of the blue SUV was taken to the hospital. Their condition is also unknown.

This is a developing story. Refresh this page periodically for updates.


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