Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert has confirmed that two fatalities occurred today in Fulshear after the victims’ pickup truck apparently drove into flood waters at Pool Hill Road near Simonton. The Initial 911 call was received at 12:40.
“We are deeply saddened to report this unfortunate incident,” said Judge Hebert. “Our hearts go out to the family of the deceased and all involved. It is a tragic day and we join their family and friends in mourning their loss.”
The identities of the deceased are not yet available pending notification of family.
Judge Hebert recognized the efforts of the emergency teams who responded to this incident quickly, but were unable to save the victims. “We appreciate the efforts of the Fulshear Fire Department and the Arizona Task Force Water Rescue who responded quickly on scene,” he said.