Austin Police Officers responded to a serious injury collision in the 4800 block of Southwest Parkway, after it appears a senior citizen struck a tree along a roadside.
A preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Southwest Parkway when it drifted off the roadway and struck a tree. The victim, whose name was not released by police, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5520.
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