AUSTIN (KXAN) – The man killed in a violent crash as he fled from officers has been identified as 26-year-old Eualio DeLeon, Jr.
Police say DeLeon’s Cadallic CTS was headed east on Ditmarr Lane when it struck a curb causing him to lose control. The vehicle hit a light pole and rolled over, throwing him from the car.
DeLeon’s car matched the description of that belonging to a suspect in a nearby sexual assault. Officers tried to stop the car and say he fled.
The accident and assault are both still under investigation.