GARFIELD, Texas (KXAN) – The Department of Public Safety is investigating a crash between a semi-truck and a vehicle that killed two people on State Highway 71 late Monday night.
DPS said westbound lanes of 71 were shut down and did not give a time when the lanes would reopen.
According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash happened around 11 p.m. in the westbound lanes of 71 near Albert Brown Drive in Garfield in Eastern Travis County.
ATCEMS said paramedics, Travis County Fire Rescue and the Austin Fire Department responded to the crash.
A total of 3 patients were involved, according to ATCEMS. It said 2 adults died at the scene after being taken out of their vehicle and paramedics tried to resuscitate them.
A third person refused EMS transport, according to ATCEMS.