Traffic Fatality

Source: Austin City Connection
Date: January 30, 2001

Case: 01-0300171

Time: 2:43 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Location: 2908 San Gabriel St.

Deceased: 43 year-old white male

Narrative: It is believed that a 1985 Toyota MR2 was traveling southbound on Lamer Blvd. at what appears to be a high rate of speed. The driver of the Toyota failed to navigate the turn and left the roadway. The vehicle struck the side of a building, which is the Banana Bay Trading Company.

The driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The case is still under investigation by detectives in the Traffic Office.

Media Advisory: The victim's name is not being released pending notification of his family