Woman killed in east Travis County crash identified

Travis County Traffic

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A woman killed in a single-car crash in east Travis County Thursday night has been identified by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Austin-Travis County EMS said it happened in the 12500 block of Old Kimbro Road. EMS was called out to the scene around 6:41 p.m.

DPS said Tameka Ross, 40, was heading northbound in a 1999 Dodge 1500. For unknown reasons, the truck went off the right side of the roadway and crashed through a wooden fence and a metal chain-link fence before stopping.

ATCEMS Medics performed CPR on Ross at the scene. ATCEMS said she was taken to Dell Seton by STARFlight. She was pronounced dead at the hospital, DPS said.

The area of the accident is south of U.S. 290 in between Manor and Elgin.

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