Ashley Martinez, 23, and Eloi Herrera, 15, killed when vehicle struck by semi truck on Interstate 35 in Austin, Texas


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Accident Date: 
Thursday, January 4, 2018

OVERNIGHT: Two killed in fiery crash on I-35 near 51st Street

Authorities said the SUV had stopped along the freeway for an unknown reason when it was struck the big rig traveling northbound and exploded into flames — and that Austin Police officers saw it happen, Irwin said. 

Two people killed when SUV burst into flames in Central Austin

"We're asking anyone who may have seen the incident, be a witness or have video tape to contact the Austin Police Department Vehicular Homicide Unit," said police officer Christopher Irwin.

Police ID two killed in fiery Central Austin crash on I-35

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594.

People Involved: 
Ashley Martinez
Eloi Herrera
Interstate 35
Austin, TX
Austin, TX

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