According to KHOU, a 26-year-old man was fleeing Texas City after stealing a Lexus from when he slammed into a Ford F-150 pickup at the intersection of Highway 3 and FM 1765 at around 10 pm Sunday.
Both of the vehicles caught fire, and the driver of the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased has not been released.
The suspect survived the crash and was taken to UTMB in Galveston. His condition is currently unknown.
Police are still investigating the crash as well as the initial car theft. Authorities believe the owner of the Lexus may have been injured in the carjacking.