Christopher Peeler Killed in Accident at Lakehurst Rd in Travis County, TX

August 4, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Christopher Peeler
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Lakehurst Rd, Spicewood, Travis County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Travis County Police
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Rubicon
Lakehurst Rd near Happy Hollow
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Rubicon overturned

What Happened

Travis County Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Lakehurst Rd in Travis County, TX on August 4th, 2023. Police believe the incident happened around 1:34 a.m. and involved a southbound Jeep Wrangler. Officials allege the vehicle lost control while navigating a curve in the road. It was suggested by officials that while attempting to slow or stop the vehicle, its brakes locked up, causing it veer from the road and overturn several times.  The driver, identified as 18-year-old Christopher Peeler, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not available.

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