A deadly crash in Menard County left one person dead the morning of Aug. 31 on FM 864, just west of Menard.

According to The Department of Public Safety, 75-year-old Colon Teofilo Lopez from Quemado died in the crash.

A passenger, Hortencia Lopez was also in the vehicle.

Authorities said the driver was traveling at an unsafe speed, approached a sharp curve in the roadway and lost control of the vehicle.

Colon was pronounced dead at the scene.

There are no updates on the extent of Hortencia's injuries.