Sunday, June 11, 2017

Raul Diaz Killed, Estefania Soto Injured, In Crash


One man has died and a pregnant woman has lost her baby after the motorcycle they were driving was struck by a truck in East Travis County Saturday during ROT Rally, according to authorities.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of a Ford F-150 -- identified as 38-year-old Cesar Corona-Quiterio -- was heading north on FM 973 in East Travis County when the truck veered into the southbound lanes and struck the 2001 Yamaha motorcycle. Austin-Travis County EMS said the crash was around 4:15 p.m. in the 3500 block of South FM 973.

Troopers said a 28-year-old man, identified as Raul Diaz, was declared dead on the scene. Diaz was driving the motorcycle. Twenty-five-year-old Estefania Soto, who was pregnant, was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries after she was thrown from the motorcycle. DPS said Soto's baby did not survive the crash.

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