Bastrop County, TX –Crash On Highway 71 Claims One Life
Bastrop County, TX (March 26, 2019) – On Monday, March 25, police and rescue crews reported to the scene of a crash on Highway 71.
For unknown reasons, a red pickup truck T-boned the driver-side of a silver sedan along TX-71. Crews responded to the scene of the crash, where one person was pronounced dead. A second person involved in the crash was flown by helicopter to Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin for immediate medical treatment.
Neither of the victims have been identified. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope they are able to make a fast and full recovery. Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their lives as they deal with this very tragic event.
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