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Young woman killed in Highlands area crash during dispute

HARRIS COUNTY, TX — A 21-year-old woman died late Wednesday near Highlands after her vehicle overturned during an apparent argument that turned violent, according to ABC13.

Harris County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene in the 19000 block of Ellis School road at about 11:00 p.m.

A preliminary investigation indicates the young woman was about to carry out an aggravated assault as she tried to use her own vehicle to ram a man’s car. During the attempt, she lost control of her vehicle, which rolled over into a ditch. The female driver, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time, was ejected during the crash. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators say the decedent appears to have had a relationship with the male driver, 31. He was not reported hurt in the incident.

An investigation remains ongoing.

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