SH 105 East, near Austin Elementary (west of Waukegan Road in the Cut and Shoot area) was closed for over three hours Sunday morning following a single-vehicle fatal crash.
The car was eastbound on SH 105 around 7 a.m. when it left the roadway, going over a guardrail and continuing about 30 yards into the woods. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.
The Texas Department of Public Safety investigated the crash and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office provided traffic control. Pct. 5 Justice of the Peace Matt Masden conducted an inquest and ordered the deceased transported by Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to Montgomery County Forensic Services for autopsy.
Texan Towing removed the vehicle and debris. The highway was reopened to through traffic just after 10 a.m.
No further information is available at this time. Additional details will be posted when they become available.