Location: Spicewood Springs Rd. and Scotland Well Dr.
Deceased: Unidentified White male
The preliminary investigation shows that a red, 2007 Mazda 6 was driving southbound on Spicewood Springs Rd. at a high rate of speed. The vehicle lost control and struck a traffic light pole, which is located on the southwest corner of Spicewood Springs Rd. and Scotland Well Dr.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This case is still being investigated. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-4424. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s 58th fatal traffic crash and the 60th fatality of 2017. At this time in 2016, there were 59 fatal traffic crashes and 60 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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