Police have identified the man killed in a crash near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Monday morning.
Austin-Travis County EMS said they were called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of the westbound Texas 71 service road and FM 973 around 6:15 a.m. June 5. Austin police said their preliminary investigation shows a white Ford F-350 pickup was driving westbound in the center lane of the Texas 71 service road when a blue Ford Mustang traveling southbound on FM 973 ran the red light, and that the truck struck the Mustang's left side.
Police said the driver of the Mustang, identified Thursday as Juan Narciso Garcia, 46, died at the scene of the crash. APD did not state if the driver of the truck was injured in the crash.
The crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call APD Homicide Unit detectives at 512-974-4424. This is Austin's 28th fatal crash and 30th fatality of 2017.
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