Chile Domingo Mercedes Killed in Accident at State Hwy 71 in Bastrop County, TX

February 27, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 71, Austin, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
State Hwy 71
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle crashed under unclear circumstances

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 71 in Bastrop County, TX on February 27th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 11:20 p.m. Investigators are saying a Honda Accord allegedly failed to yield before pulling away from a stop sign at an intersection. The vehicle collided with an eastbound Dodge Challenger, the crash fatally injuring 59-year-old Honda operator, Chile Domingo Mercedes. The other driver, identified as 31-year-old Ana Sanchez, was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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