Austin, TX – Luis Fernando Martinez-Vertiz Killed In N Lamar Blvd Crash
Austin, TX (June 5, 2019) – On June 1, around 10:20 p.m., Austin Police Department and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on North Lamar Boulevard near Morrow Street.
Preliminary investigations of the incident found that a 2000 Nissan Xterra was traveling south along North Lamar Boulevard when the driver failed to yield the right of way. The Nissan driver attempted to turn left on a flashing yellow light, and struck a white 2018 Ford F-450 truck.
The passenger inside the Nissan, who was identified as 25-year-old Luis Fernando Martinez-Vertiz, was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
At this time, investigations surrounding this incident remain ongoing.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Luis Fernando Martinez-Vertiz. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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