TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) — The woman killed in a crash with a semi truck on Tuesday has been identified.
Melissa Briones, 33, died in the crash on the 1300 block of FM 1327 at 4:28 p.m. Austin police say it appears Briones was driving a Ford Focus eastbound when she crossed over into the westbound lanes, crashing with a garbage truck and semi truck.
Medics say the Ford caught on fire after the crash. Briones was pronounced dead at the scene.
No one else was injured in the crash. A toxicology report is pending to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to call (512)974-5576.
This is the 40th fatal crash in Austin this year.