MUSTANG RIDGE, Texas (KXAN) - On Sunday afternoon, the driver of a Honda Civic died after a crash with a Chevy Tahoe in the south bound lanes of State Highway 130.
Mustang Ridge Police tell KXAN the accident happened in the newly opened section of SH130 Toll, where the speed limit is 85 mph.
Police are still investigating the cause of the accident and did not say how fast the cars were traveling. But they did confirm that wild hogs were not a factor in the crash. Four accidents involved wild hogs the first night the toll road opened.
The driver and the passenger of the Tahoe suffered minor injuries. The driver in the Civic, Martha Harris, 60, from Lockhart died at the scene.
Police said the accident happened when one of the vehicle's was coming onto the on-ramp at Old Lockhart Road when the two vehicles collided.
The 41 mile toll road opened Oct. 24. The road has the highest posted speed limit in the U.S. at 85 mph.
Today was the first day drivers paid tolls on the road. Prior the road had been free to drivers wanting to try out the new road.
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