Woman killed in crash after veering off highway identified

Police have identified the woman killed when she crashed into a fence after veering off of US Highway 183 on Tuesday.

Ashley Clark, 28, was driving on southbound US 183 around 7:15 p.m. on Sept. 5 when her vehicle struck a Chevrolet Silverado before veering off of the roadway and crashing through residential fences. Clark was pronounced dead at the scene. 

ATCEMS said the crash was in the 4500 block of southbound US 183, near Burleson Road. 

There were no other injuries. 

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact APD's Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at 512-974-5594. You can also submit information with APD's mobile app on iPhone and Android

APD said this is Austin's 44th fatal traffic crash and 46th traffic fatality of 2017. At this time in 2016, there were 47 fatal traffic crashes and 47 traffic fatalities. 


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