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Authorities: Man dead after multi-vehicle crash sends multiple people into Brazos River

Posted at 5:44 PM, Jan 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 06:43:00-05

FALLS COUNTY, TX — Falls County officials say one man is dead after a multi-vehicle crash sent multiple people into the Brazos River.

The crash happened on Highway 7 and the Brazos River Bridge near CR-183 in Falls County.

The Marlin, Chilton and Lott Volunteer Fire Departments are on-scene, along with the Falls County Sheriff's Office.

Two helicopters were initially launched, but have since been canceled. A woman was transported to Hillcrest.

A Justice of the Peace has also been called out to the scene.