Fatal crash shuts down Hwy 290 east of Elgin
Hwy 290 in Bastrop County just east of Elgin was shut down Wednesday afternoon after a fatal crash.
It happened at FM 696. According to the Department of Public Safety, troopers are investigating a three-vehicle crash. There was one confirmed fatality at the scene.
The highway was closed for almost 4 hours.
Further details were not immediately available.