Woman dies in Hwy 80 wrong-way crash

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo/Juan Salinas)
FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo/Juan Salinas)

CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A 61-year-old woman is dead after a wrong-way crash on Highway 80, near Old Bastrop Highway, Tuesday afternoon.

Caldwell County police say the driver of a 1997 Mercury, Diane MeGee, died at the scene around 3:25 p.m. MeGee was driving northbound on Hwy 80 when she crossed into the southbound lanes and hit a Jeep causing both of the vehicles to spin several times, according to police.

The Jeep driver is a 20-year-old Lockhart resident who was taken to a hospital in South Austin and is currently in stable condition.

The crash site was nearly a mile east of Interstate 35 and downtown San Marcos.

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