SAN MARCOS -- A 19-year-old man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in San Marcos Tuesday after striking a utility pole.
The man has been identified as David A. Whitlock of 210 Buttercup Lane in San Marcos.
San Marcos police said the wreck occurred around 10:40 p.m. in the 1800 block of Post Road. Whitlock was driving northbound when his 2003 Chevy Cavalier left the roadway and struck a utility pole. He was the only person in the car.
Emergency units set up a landing zone at Travis Elementary School where Whitlock was airlifted to University Medical Center at Brackenridge in Austin.
Whitlock died at the hospital.
The San Marcos Police Collision Investigation team is investigating the collision.
This was San Marcos' 13th traffic fatality in 2012.