UPDATE: The incident was a head-on collision. One man is confirmed dead and another person who was ejected from the same vehicle remains in critical condition.
EAGLE PASS -- A fatal crash is being reported on Highway 277 N. a few miles off radar base in Maverick County, Sheriff Tom Schmerber announced minutes after 10:00 PM Wednesday. .
According to the preliminary report, at around 9:45 PM, a woman who was a passenger of a sports car died after the driver crashed into an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer.
As of10:00 PM , the highway remained closed to all north and south traffic, and It will continue to stay closed until further notice.
Sheriff deputies and Pct. 3 deputy constables responded to the crash.
More information as it becomes available.