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UPDATE: 2 Killed In Leander Crash Identified

Updated: Tuesday, August 12 2014, 11:41 AM CDT

UPDATE: August 12, 11:35 a.m.

Leander Police have identified the victims killed in a crash on Monday afternoon.

The crash happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of FM 2243 at the
northbound frontage of the 183A Toll Road. 

Police say witnesses stated that a green Porsche sports car was speeding and ran the red light at the intersection, which caused the crash.

An SUV and a truck were also involved in the crash. The drivers of those two vehicles had minor injuries.

The driver of the Porsche died as a result of the crash. He was identified as James Hurtado, 19, of Bertram.  The passenger in the Porsche was also killed. He was identified as Marshall Whiteley, 17, of Liberty Hill. 

Another passenger, a 15-year-old boy, was injured in the crash. His condition is not known.

Police say the investigation into the crash continues, but at this time there are no plans to file any criminal charges.


3:10 p.m. UPDATE: Police say two people were killed in the crash.

Three vehicles were involved, investigators say. The driver and a passenger of a sports car were killed. The drivers of an SUV and big rig suffered minor injuries.

We are awaiting further details.



Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash in Leander Monday afternoon on the 183A Toll Road frontage road.

It happened at around 1 p.m. at the intersection of FM 2243 at the northbound frontage of the 183A Toll Road, according to the Leander Police Department.

Police say the collision investigation will cause delays and some lane closures for approximately two hours.

Further information on the crash was not immediately available. We have a crew on the way to the scene and we will update this story as we learn more.

UPDATE: 2 Killed In Leander Crash Identified

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