Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)- is investigating a three vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Wednesday, May 2 at approximately 9:36 on U.S 277 approximately 8 miles north of Eagle Pass-Maverick County.
A 2002 Ford Mustang (occupied by two only) was traveling southbound on U.S. 277 behind a 2017 Nissan Sentra (occupied by one only).
The Sentra struck the rear right of the Ford causing it to lose control and go into a side skid onto the northbound lane.
A 2016 International truck tractor trailer (occupied by one only) was traveling northbound and struck the Ford on its rear right.
The Ford then engulfed in flames. Driver of the Ford was transported to Ford Duncan Medical Center and was later air lifted to a San Antonio Hospital in critical conditions.
Norma Ninfa, 50, a resident of Eagle Pass-passenger of the Ford was pronounced deceased. DPS Troopers are further investigating this fatal crash.