Woman killed in Travis County crash identified

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by KVUE.com staff, SHELTON GREEN / KVUE News and photojournalists CHRIS SHADROCK and DATHAN HULL

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Posted on January 10, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 10 at 6:30 PM

TRAVIS COUNTY --  The Department of Public Safety has released the name of the woman killed in a pin-in crash in Southeast Travis County.

Barbara Chapa, 39, was in the front passenger seat of an Infiniti traveling on FM 973 near Fm 812 just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday when the driver lost control and T-boned a Lexus which was heading south.

Chapa was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Three teenagers, all passengers in the Infiniti, were transported by Star Flight to Dell Children's Medical Center. Two of them have broken bones.

The drivers of both cars were taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge. The driver of the Lexus suffered minor injuries and is expected to be OK. The driver of the Infiniti remains in critical condition.

 

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