Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Time: 7:13 p.m.
Location: 2600 block of N. Lamar Boulevard
Deceased: Shelby Bean, White female, 11/07/1991
On Thursday, June 25, 2020, at approximately 7:13 p.m., the Austin Police Department received multiple 911 calls about a single vehicle collision in the 2600 block of N. Lamar Boulevard. Upon arrival, officers found the boyfriend of the victim, who had been in a nearby vehicle, attempting to render aid. Austin Fire Department personnel arrived and took over. Shelby Bean was transported by Austin-Travis County EMS to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas where she died at 7:46 p.m.
The preliminary investigation shows that Ms. Bean was driving a white, 2015 Subaru Forester southbound on N. Lamar Boulevard when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and collided with a utility pole.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 40th fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 42 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 38 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.