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September 24, 2018
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Traffic Fatality #52


Case:            18-2650690

Date:             Saturday, September 22, 2018

Time:             11:30 p.m.

Location:       E 290 eastbound service rd. & SH 130 northbound service rd.

Deceased:     Luis Angel Tinoco, Hispanic male (11-12-07)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that a 2001 Dodge truck was traveling eastbound on the 290 service road approaching the intersection of the SH 130 northbound service road. The Dodge ran the red light and struck a 2013 Nissan Altima on its left side. An unrestrained, juvenile male, in the back seat of the Nissan, died at the scene.
 
APD is investigating this case. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
 
This is Austin’s fifty-second fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in fifty-three fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were forty-seven fatal traffic crashes and forty-nine traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.


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