Deborah Ann Halsell Killed in Austin, TX, 18-wheeler Accident
Austin, TX -- May 1, 2017, Deborah Ann Halsell was killed in Austin, TX, as the result of an accident in which her vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler.
Investigators from the Austin Police Department released preliminary details regarding the fatal incident. They say it happened around 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of Airport Boulevard and Manor Road.
Police stated that a semi-trailer was traveling along Airport and was stopped at a red light. As it sat at the light, it was struck from behind by an SUV.
That crash was severe enough that 52-year-old Halsell suffered critical injuries. She was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge where she later died.
Police have not yet determined what factors contributed to the accident. Their investigations are ongoing.
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