Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 5 a.m.
Location: 8200 block of E. US 290 Hwy Svrd EB
Deceased: Damir Herrera Perez | Hispanic male | 01/29/1988
The preliminary investigation shows that the white, 2017 Chrysler 200 driven by Damir Hererra Perez was traveling eastbound in the 8200 block of E. US 290 Hwy Svrd at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and crashed into a concrete pillar.
Damir Hererra Perez was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-5594. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 73rd fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 75 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 66 fatal traffic crashes and 67 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.