One dead after crash in SE Travis County

TRAVIS COUNTY - One man in his 60s is dead and one woman in her 70s has critical injuries after a crash in southeast Travis County Friday afternoon.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash happened on State Highway 71 near Albert Brown Drive.

Sgt. Robbie Barrera with DPS said a car was traveling eastbound on SH 71 and taking the crossover to turn. The car drove into the path of a pickup truck that was traveling westbound, causing the truck to crash into the car. 

The man who died was a passenger in the car and the driver was transported to the hospital, according to DPS.

It is unknown if the driver of the truck was injured. 

DPS is investigating the crash.

This story will update as more information becomes available.

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