Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 10:01 p.m.
Location: 517 E. Slaughter Lane
Deceased: Garrett Evan Davis | White male | 06/24/1991
Keaton Michael Carnley | White male | 11/13/1991
The preliminary investigation indicated that Garrett Davis, the driver of the 2017 Subaru Forester, was traveling eastbound in the 500 block of E. Slaughter Lane when he attempted to turn left and collided with a 1996 Chevrolet truck that was traveling westbound. Mr. Davis was attempting to enter the apartment complex on the south side of the road when he failed to yield right of way. The truck made contact with the passenger side of the Forester, killing both the driver and passenger, Keaton Carnley. There were no other occupants in the Subaru. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries. All parties were wearing their seatbelts. No charges are expected to be filed.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 15th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 15 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 15 fatal traffic crashes and 16 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.