TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) — FM 973 reopened just before 10:30 a.m. Sunday after a fatal crash closed down the roadway for several hours. The crash happened near the 3500 block of North FM 973 just outside east Austin, near the intersection with Tesla Road, officials said.
The two-vehicle crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said in a tweet. Austin firefighters removed one person from their vehicle and ATCEMS transported them to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center with serious injuries. A second person involved in the crash was pronounced dead at the crash site, officials said.