A stretch of FM 1925 had to be closed off to traffic for several hours while the DPS investigated a fatal accident that occurred Monday night near the intersection of FM 1925 (Monte Cristo) and Hoehn Drive.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a Ford pickup, identified as 71-year-old Edinburg resident, Ernesto Vega, did not yield the right of way to an 18-wheeler traveling east on FM 925. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
An investigation remains active and further details have not been disclosed as of Tuesday evening.