Merced Junior Elizalde Cortez Killed in Accident at East Fourth St in Austin, TX

September 6, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Merced Junior Elizalde Cortez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Fourth&, East 4th Street, Austin, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Austin Police
Vehicles Involved
Pickup Truck
East Fourth St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup Truck was involved in a collision that occurred under unclear circumstances

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at East Fourth St in Austin, TX on September 6th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:20 a.m. According to investigators, a pickup truck nearing the intersection with the I-35 service road was involved in a crash that occurred under unclear circumstances. The driver, identified as 24-year-old Merced Junior Elizalde Cortez, was hospitalized with injuries that he later died from. Additional information was not immediately available.

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