Time: 9:18 p.m.
Date: September 7, 2021
Location: 7400 Block McNeil Dr.
Deceased: Richard Hunt Sloane, White male, Born June 6, 1964
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Richard Hunt Sloane as the deceased in the September 7 fatality crash on McNeil Dr.
At approximately 9:18 p.m. APD was notified of a collision that occurred in the 7400 Block of McNeil Dr. The preliminary investigation shows that Richard Sloane was in the black Mazda traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of McNeil Dr., and collided head on with a Toyota. Despite life saving measures Mr. Sloane was pronounced deceased on scene at 10:02 p.m.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.
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This is Austin’s 78th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 84 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 59 fatal crashes resulting in 64 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.