Victims identified in deadly crash on U.S. 290

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — The victims in a deadly crash Southwest of Austin on Saturday have been identified.

The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. in the 12000 block of West U.S. 290, near the Hays-Travis County Line. When first responders arrived, they found two cars had crashed head-on and that one of them was completely engulfed in flames.

According to Department of Public Safety officials, 28-year-old Jeffrey Edward Skrhak was driving his BMW headed east in the westbound lane of U.S. 290 when he crashed head-on with a Honda SUV traveling west.

Skrhak and the driver of the Honda, 46-year-old Frank Trenholm Lyman III, were pronounced dead on the scene of the crash.

Lyman’s 5-year-old daughter and 42-year-old wife were also injured. They remain hospitalized in critical condition. 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. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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