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Texas DPS: 22-year-old man killed after hitting deer in Grimes County

Posted at 11:47 AM, Jan 16, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-16 12:47:44-05

GRIMES COUNTY, Texas — A 22-year-old man is dead after striking a deer this weekend in Grimes County, Texas DPS said.

Ritvik Aayush Reddy Yeruva, of Cypress, had been driving northbound on State Highway 90, officials said.

Around 6:45 p.m. Sunday, a 2013 Honda Civic - operated by Yeruva - struck a deer in the roadway near County Road 176, side-skidding into a grass ditch and then struck a tree.

Texas DPS said Yeruva was pronounced dead on the scene by Grimes County Justice of the Peace Chris Acord.

An investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing.