Red Light Runner Causes Austin Auto Fatality

Austin suffered its 12th traffic fatality in March when Betty Louise Scott, 35, was killed in a collision at North IH 35 and East US Hwy 290 at the end of March.

The preliminary investigation shows that a blue Oldsmobile was traveling eastbound on US Hwy 290 and a silver Toyota Camry was traveling southbound on IH 35. Evidently, one of the vehicles ran the red light causing the collision in the intersection.

Scott was ejected from the Oldsmobile and treated by emergency services, who were called immediatly afterthe accident. She was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge where she was pronounced dead.

This case remains under investigation, and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6981.

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