Woman killed in crash with 18-wheeler identified

Woman killed in crash with 18-wheeler identified

Woman killed in crash with 18-wheeler identified

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Posted on January 14, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 14 at 1:14 PM

AUSTIN -- A woman was killed in a crash involving an 18-wheeler truck in North Austin.

Austin-Travis County EMS said it happened just after 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Burnet Road just north of FM 2222 as a semi-truck was backing into a parking lot, blocking the southbound lanes of Burnet Road.

Police say 65-year-old Rebecca E. Bishop was driving a Toyota Rav 4 south on Burnet when she collided with the truck. She was pinned and had no pulse when paramedics arrived. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said the driver of the semi is okay and cooperated with investigators on scene.

North and southbound lanes of Burnet Road were closed for several hours.

If you have information on this incident you are asked to call (512) 974-5312.

This was Austin's second fatality crash of 2014.

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