Crash into tree kills one person and injures another

Austin-Travis County EMS

AUSTIN (KXAN) — One man was killed and another was injured in an East Austin crash on Thursday night.

Austin-Travis County EMS said the crash happened at 51st Street and Springdale Road after the car ran into a tree.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger, described as a man his 20s, was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with serious injures that were not life threatening, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

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