LOCKHART, Texas --Texas officials have confirmed that 16 people are dead after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in Central Texas.
Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law confirmed that the office had received a 911 call Saturday morning about a possible vehicle accident, and responded to the scene.
Officials found a fire on a road that was apparently the basket portion of a hot air balloon.
The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed that 16 people died in the crash.
Investigators are determining the identities of victims at this time.