TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) – Two people who died in a crash in the 14000 block of Pearce Lane early Sunday morning were identified by the Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday. A third person was taken to the hospital.
The Austin Fire Department, Travis County Fire Rescue and ATCEMS were on the scene Sunday and reported a single-vehicle crash with three patients.
Texas DPS said troopers also responded to the crash. It was found a 2007 Toyota Camry with a driver and two passengers inside was traveling eastbound on Pearce. For unknown reasons, DPS said the car drove off the road southbound and hit an electric pole on the driver’s side.
The driver, whom DPS identified as Eustorgio Aguirre, 23, of Manor, and a passenger, Rodrigo Denova Jaramillo, 42, of Austin, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The second passenger, a 29 year old from Cedar Creek, was taken to the hospital, according to DPS. ATCEMS said on Sunday that patient had serious injuries when they were transported, but the injuries should not be life-threatening.
According to ATCEMS, the crash occurred at about 2:33 a.m. near Pearce Lane and Kellam Road.