Deceased: Leslie Valderrama, White female (D.O.B. 7-8-91)
The preliminary investigation shows that a 2012 Nissan Altima was traveling westbound in the 4600 block of E. Ben White Blvd. and rear-ended a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe. The passenger of the Nissan was transported to St. David’s South Austin Hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 3:27 a.m.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-3761. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 39th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 40 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 30 fatal traffic crashes and 31 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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