1 dead, 3 hospitalized in SH 71 accident

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by KVUE News

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Posted on August 23, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Updated Saturday, Aug 24 at 10:05 AM

AUSTIN -- One person is dead and three others have been sent to the hospital after a wreck in far western Travis County.

The call came in just after 9:00 p.m. near South Pace Bend Road and W SH 71. A spokesperson for the Travis County sheriff's office tells says two vehicles hit each other, one rolled over.

Officials tell KVUE News one person has died and three others were taken to Brackenridge Hospital. Two patients were transported via STARFlight, one by ground transport.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says a head on collision pinned two people in one of the vehicles. Rescue crews had to extrat those patients.

There is no word on the condition of the three patients in the hospital or about what caused the accident.

KVUE News has a crew on the way and we’ll have more information as it becomes available.
 

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