Deceased: Unidentified, White male (D.O.B. unknown)
The preliminary investigation shows that the unidentified male was driving a 2003, Honda Accord when he struck a light pole at the corner of N Capital of Texas Highway and Pascal Lane at approximately 2:35 p.m. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s fifteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in sixteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were eighteen fatal traffic crashes and eighteen traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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