Woman Dies in Collision With Tree

A woman was killed and another woman was critically injured in a single vehicle accident on the northwest side early today, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Police say a car driven by a 22 year old woman suddenly went out of control as she drove westbound on Loop 410 near Culebra Rd. exit shortly after 4AM.

Police say the car skidded across the shoulder of the highway and slammed into a tree.

Both women had to be cut out of the mangled car, and were rushed to University Hospital.

The passenger died. The driver is in critical condition.

Police say excessive speed was the main cause of the wreck.

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