Location: 4300 Block of U.S. Highway 183 Southbound
Deceased: Ashley Clark, Black female (D.O.B. 5-28-89)
The preliminary investigation shows that a silver 2006 Jeep Liberty was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 183 when it struck a blue 2006 Chevrolet Silverado, left the roadway and crashed through residential fences.
The driver of the Jeep was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other injuries.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s 44th fatal traffic crash and the 46th fatality of 2017. At this time in 2016, there were 47 fatal traffic crashes and 47 traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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