AUSTIN, Texas — According to police, one person was killed when the vehicle they were driving was struck by a truck that ran a red light at the intersection of FM 973 and Pearce Lane near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
The crash happened April 18 at around 10:16 a.m.
Police said Elvira Cadena Trujillo was turning onto FM 973 when the truck, which was traveling on FM 973, ran the red light at the intersection of Pearce Lane and struck her vehicle.
Trujillo, a 77-year-old woman, was taken to a hospital where she died shortly after, police said.
The Austin Police Department is still investigating the crash and is asking for information anyone might have. Tipsters can call 512-974-5594.
Police held a press conference discussing the crash later that day and reminded people to avoid any distractions while driving down the road as one simple mistake could cost someone their life.
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