Fatal crash on SH-71 near Lakeway causes significant delays Wednesday

Travis County Traffic News

Crash at Highway 71 and Haystack Cove in Travis County (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A person was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in the 20400 block of west State Highway 71 near Lakeway on Wednesday morning — causing extended delays in the area into the afternoon.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the victim became pinned in their vehicle after the collision between a vehicle and a semi-truck.

(KXAN/Frank Martinez)

All lanes of SH-71 in the area reopened just after 2:30 p.m., according to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office.

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