Austin man killed in rollover crash Sunday in Taylor

(Jackie Vega/KXAN)
(Jackie Vega/KXAN)

TAYLOR, Texas (KXAN) — An Austin man was killed in an early morning crash Sunday in Taylor. Police say 27-year-old Daniel Dakota Franzetti was driving east along Second Street near Debus Drive when he lost control of his Jeep Cherokee. The crash happened about 3:30 a.m.

Investigators say Franzetti’s vehicle drifted into the center median before returning to the road. The jeep then started to slide sideways before rolling several times and ejecting Franzetti. He died at the scene.

Officers are still working to determine the cause of crash. Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any other information is asked to call the Taylor Police Department at 512-352-5551.

This was the first traffic death in Taylor this year. 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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