Man dead after being thrown from vehicle during rollover on SH 71

SH71 and Richards Driver crash (KXAN photo/Fabian Mendoza)
SH71 and Richards Driver crash (KXAN photo/Fabian Mendoza)

DEL VALLE, Texas (KXAN) — A man transported to the hospital after a rollover crash early Monday died before arriving, Texas Department of Public Safety officials said.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash happened before 1:50 a.m. on State Highway 71 at Richards Drive in Del Valle. The man in his 30s was thrown from his vehicle after the single vehicle crash.

The man was transported to South Austin Medical Center with CPR in progress but authorities said around 5 a.m. that he died after arriving.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the rollover.

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