Man killed after 2-vehicle collision in southeast Travis County has been identified


AUSTIN (KXAN) — The man who died after a wreck Thursday morning involving two vehicles in southeast Travis County has been identified.

(Todd Bailey/KXAN)

Sgt. Deon Cockrell with the Texas Department of Public Safety said Gregory Gonzales, 36, died at the scene. Cockrell said a pickup going south on Thaxton Road crossed the center line and struck Gonzales’ vehicle as he was traveling northbound. The pickup driver was taken to the hospital with a possible leg injury, Cockrell said. A third vehicle avoided the crash by driving off the road and into a field.

Austin-Travis County EMS also responded to the 9000 block of Thaxton Road, which is near Sassman Road, along with the Austin Fire Department and Travis County Fire and Rescue. The call of the crash came in around 8:29 a.m. STARFlight was also dispatched.

(Todd Bailey/KXAN)

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