News: 1 dead in single-car crash on Mopac Expy in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person died when their vehicle crashed along the freeway in North Austin on Thursday night, reports KXAN.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the incident happened sometime before 8:04 p.m. on the northbound side of Mopac Expressway, or Loop 1, near the intersection with Duval Road.

Authorities have not advised how the crash happened, but a preliminary investigation suggests a vehicle collided with a guardrail. An adult occupant of the vehicle died at the scene of the accident.

It is unclear at this time if any other people were in the car at the time of the crash. Our team will work to update the blog if we learn more about the circumstances of the wreck.

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