Man dead in fiery NE Travis County crash

Scene of a fiery rollover in NE Travis County that killed one man and sent another person to the hospital. (Manisha Verma / KXAN)

TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) – A man is dead following a fiery crash in Northeast Travis County Saturday morning. Another person was taken by Starflight to UMC Brackenridge with life-threatening injuries.

Fire officials say a vehicle rolled over before going up in flames near Elgin at about 6:55 a.m. The crash happened in the 16000 block of FM 1100, near U.S. 290. At least one person was ejected from the car, which was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

FM 1100 is closed in both directions as DPS troopers investigate. The sheriff’s office says the roadway will remain closed for “an extended period of time. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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