Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
Time: 3:56 a.m.
Location: 9900 S. IH-35 NB
Deceased: Carlos Asteven Alvarez-Recarte | White male | 11/10/1994
The preliminary investigation shows that the silver, 2004 Dodge Durango driven by Carlos Asteven Alvarez-Recarte was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes on IH-35 proper when the truck struck a light pole. Carlos Asteven Alvarez-Recarte and the passenger in the vehicle were both transported to an area hospital. Carlos Asteven Alvarez-Recarte succumbed to his injuries on October 4, 2019.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-4424. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 65th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 67 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 53 fatal traffic crashes and 54 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.