An Arlington woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic accident near Venus, according to Texas Department of Public Safety troopers.
Officers and rescue workers responded at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday to a major accident call near the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 157 and County Road 510 north of Venus.
Preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle traveling northbound on FM 157 crossed into the southbound lane and struck a southbound vehicle. The northbound vehicle then continued off the roadway and into a ditch ejecting the driver in the process.
The driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene, has been identified as Ann Clark Ruiz, 40, of Arlington.
The driver of the southbound vehicle was transported to a Mansfield hospital with undisclosed injuries.