Authorities: Driver flashed gun at teens before deadly crash in Texas

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (CNN) — Authorities are looking for a man who may have sparked the tragedy by flashing a gun at egg-throwing teens.

Harris County Sheriff’s deputies were reconstructing the scene of the deadly crash on New Year’s Day. 

Deputies say eyewitnesses saw three teens in an SUV throwing eggs at drivers. 

One driver decided to go after the teens, and investigators now say he may have flashed a gun.

The teens ran a red light — t-boning this a truck at an intersection.

The 14-year-old driver and a15-year-old passenger were taken to the hospital, while a third teen in the SUV was OK. A woman in the truck died on scene.

As for the driver who followed the teens, he fled the deadly scene. 

“At this point, we’re looking for a late model 70s Lincoln Continental, yellow in color or gold in color with a white top possibly 77, 78 year model,” Lt. Susan Cotter said.

The 14-year-old driver is still hospitalized.

Authorities say once he’s released, he’ll be taken to a juvenile detention facility and possibly face charges of felony murder.

It’s unclear what, if any charges the second driver could face.

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