One man was killed and another critically injuried in a one vehicle accident in the construction zone of US 281 and Loop 1604 on the south side early today, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Deputies say the car was southbound on 281 when he entered a barricaded off construction area and smashed into a concrete barrier.
One man was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was trapped in the mangled car and had to be cut out using the Jaws of Life.
Deputies are still investigating what caused the wreck.