Texas Tech Student Killed in Rollover
A student from Texas Tech was killed in a rollover accident.
Details about the Rollover
The Lubbock Avalanche Journal is reporting that a Texas Tech student was killed in a motor vehicle accident that happened on Sunday in Cedar Park, which is near Austin.
The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Katherine Ann Myers, of Leander. Myers was involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident that happened on the 183A Toll Road in Cedar Park. Local police were called to the scene of the accident at about 3:58 a.m. According to Cedar Park police officials, Myers was driving a 2005 Honda and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause and circumstances that led to the fatal single vehicle rollover accident.
No other information about the accident was made available at this time.
Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the state of Texas:
- In 2014, there were a total of 3,534 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Texas.
- During the same year, there were no deathless days on Texas roadways.
- In 2014, one person was killed every 2 hours and 29 minutes on roadways in the state of Texas.