Bastrop, TX – David Highfill Killed On State Highway 71
Bastrop, TX (March 28, 2019) – The Bastrop Police Department responded to the scene of a vehicle crash on Monday along State Highway 71 just before 9 p.m.
According to police, a vehicle driven by David Highfill, 62, was traveling westbound along Highway 71 when it crossed the median and struck a Chevrolet pickup truck.
Highfill was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. The driver of the Chevrolet, whose name has not yet been released, was life-flighted to Dell Seton Medical Center.
Our deepest condolences go out to the Highfill family as they deal with this very tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured driver.
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