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An employee for the City of Prosper was killed and a Plano firefighter critically injured after a head-on collision in the city of Anna. (credit: Anna Police Dept.)

An employee for the City of Prosper was killed and a Plano firefighter critically injured after a head-on collision in the city of Anna. (credit: Anna Police Dept.)

COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – An early morning head-on collision in Collin County has left one woman dead and a Plano firefighter in critical condition.

According to investigators, it was around 7:30 a.m. when the two drivers crashed on Highway121 and Outer Loop Road, in the city of Anna.

The female victim, identified as Zelia Alvarez of Westminster, was driving a 2008 GMC Yukon. The second vehicle, driven by firefighter Lindy Lawley, was a Chevy 2500 pickup.

Police do not know the circumstances of the crash and are still trying to determine if one vehicle perhaps veered over the center line or if one driver was trying to pass another vehicle and caused the head-on collision.

City of Prosper court clerk Zelia Alvarez died from the injuries she sustained in a head-on crash in Anna, Texas.

City of Prosper court clerk Zelia Alvarez died from the injuries she sustained in a head-on crash in Anna, Texas.

The injuries of both drivers were so severe that they were transported to hospitals in Collin County by air ambulance. Alvarez, who was a court clerk with the City of Prosper, was later pronounced dead.

An employee for the City of Prosper was killed and a Plano firefighter critically injured after a head-on collision in the city of Anna. (credit: Anna Police Dept.)

An employee for the City of Prosper was killed and a Plano firefighter critically injured after a head-on collision in the city of Anna. (credit: Anna Police Dept.)

Firefighter Lawley, who was off-duty when the crash happened, remains hospitalized. Plano fire officials say Lawley was on his way to a second job when the two vehicles collided.

Anna police are searching for witnesses to the crash, apparently no one stopped to help when the incident happened.

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