Time: 6:23 p.m.
Date: August 31, 2021
Location: 4600 Block of Southwest Parkway
Deceased: Daniel Devo Peeples, Black male, born September 12, 1958
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified the deceased in the August 31 fatality on Southwest Parkway as Daniel Devo Peeples.
At approximately 6:23 p.m., APD officers responded to an area near the 4600 block of Southwest Parkway for a single-vehicle collision. A 2004 Jeep Cherokee, driven by Mr. Peeples, was traveling on Southwest Parkway when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and hit a group of trees. Mr. Peeples was taken to St. David’s South Austin Hospital where he passed away on September 8, 2021.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.
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This is Austin’s 80th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 86 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 59 fatal crashes resulting in 64 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.