AUSTIN -- Police are investigating a fatal car accident in North Austin.
Corporal Charles Rohre said that a man crashed into a tree near the 8600 block of North Lamar Boulevard Saturday around 11:20 p.m.
When officers arrived at the scene, the man was already dead. Police have identified him as 18-year-old Andujar De Leon-Diaz.
Officers say speed could have been a factor in the accident, but an official cause has not yet been released.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit detectives at (512) 974-4724. This is Austin’s 68th traffic fatality of 2012. At this time in 2011, there were 48 traffic fatalities.