Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash in Austin on South Pleasant Valley Road Claims Driver’s Life

In the early hours of Friday, August 25, 2023, tragedy struck on South Pleasant Valley Road when a single-vehicle crash claimed the life of the driver.

At approximately 5:00 a.m., officers from the Austin Police Department (APD) rushed to the scene in the 4500 block of South Pleasant Valley Road in response to the incident. Upon arrival, they discovered a pick-up truck involved in the crash.

The driver of the pick-up truck, whose identity has not been disclosed at this time, tragically lost their life in the accident. Further details regarding the circumstances surrounding the crash are currently under investigation by the APD.

Anyone with any information should contact APD’s Vehicular Homicide unit at 512-974-8111. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477.