A 63-year-old man died late Thursday after his car veered from the 5800 block of City Park Road and dropped some 250 feet of a cliff.
Police were called to the area north of Emma Long Park just after 11:30 p.m.
Investigators said there was no clear reason for the crash. The driver of the white BMW died instantly. His name was withheld pending notification of relatives.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594. This is Austin's 35th fatal traffic crash and the 36th traffic fatality of 2013. At this time in 2012, there were 36 traffic fatalities.No one else was in the car.
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