One dead after septic truck crashes into power pole, rolls over

October 11, 2018 - 8:29 am

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One man is dead after a crash involving a septic truck in southeast Austin Thursday morning.

Officials say the crash happened just before 6 a.m. near Thaxton Road and Sassman Road, just south of where McKinney Falls Parkway becomes Thaxton Road.

DPS officials say the driver was headed northbound and went off the side of the road, then overcorrected and rolled over, crashing into an electrical pole.

Expect delays in the area as investigators continue to work the scene.

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