One person is dead after an accident on Southeast Austin.
At 2:30 Sunday afternoon, police were called to a crash at the intersection of Hwy. 71 E and Thornberry Rd.
Investigators say a Chrysler sedan traveling westbound on 71 tried to turn left onto Thornberry when it crashed into the passenger side of an on-coming Chevrolet Suburban.
No one in the Suburban was seriously injured.
The sedan's driver and passenger, 72-year-old Phillip Ontiveros, were taken to University Medical
Ontiveros died at the hospital.
Police say neither speed nor alcohol appears to be factors in this crash. They aren't sure if the victim was wearing a seat belt.