Police identify 33-year-old driver killed in Southeast Austin crash last week


Police have identified the driver killed in a crash in Southeast Austin last week as 33-year-old Shane Carson Goldstein.

According to a preliminary police investigation, Goldstein was in a Honda CRV heading south in the 2100 block of Burton Drive, just before 1:40 p.m. Dec. 21, when he lost control and drove off the left side of the road.

He struck a concrete retaining wall and was later pronounced dead at the scene, police said Thursday. 

The case remains under investigation and police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Austin police vehicular homicide detectives at 512-974-4424.

Police said Goldstein was the 76th person to die on Austin roads this year. At this time in 2016, police said they had recorded 77 traffic deaths.


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