Austin Durrett Killed in Accident at South Broadway in Tyler, TX

August 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Austin Durrett
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Tyler, TX, S Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Tyler Police
Vehicles Involved
Toyota pickup truck
South Broadway
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota pickup truck lost control and overturned

What Happened

Tyler Police are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at South Broadway in Tyler, TX on August 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:15 p.m. According to investigators, a pickup is said to have been headed southbound on Broadway before allegedly attempting to pass traffic in a southbound shoulder. While doing so, police say the truck made contact with a second vehicle, causing the truck to overturn and roll several times. The driver of the truck, identified as 36-year-old Austin Durrett, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, who was not publicly identified, was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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