Investigation continues into fatal Kyle accident

 

Staff report 

UPDATE:

Authorities have identified the man killed in Thursday's fatal accident on the IH-35 access road at Burleson Road as Steve Vasquez, 33, of Kyle. 

His wife, Stephanie Vasquez, 34, of Kyle, was transported to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin with serious injuries, according to her family. 

The two were in a 2003 Lexus IS 300 that was at the stop sign waiting to turn right onto the access road at the time of the accident. 

EARLIER: 

The Kyle Police Department continues to investigate a fatal accident that killed a Kyle man Thursday along the southbound access road of Interstate 35 at Burleson Road. 

Authorities Friday released the identity of two drivers that were involved in the accident, along with the driver of a third vehicle who was killed.

One driver, identifed as Jarred Brady Farmer, 22, of Buda was transported to a local hospitial with unspecified injuries. The second driver was identified as Hallie Seabolt, 40, of Kyle, who was reported to be uninjured. 

The driver of the third vehicle, Steve Vasquez, 33, of Kyle, was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife, Stephanie Vasquez, 34, of Kyle, was transported to Brackenridge Hospital with serious injuries. 

According to police, a 2013 grey Dodge Avenger, driven by Farmer, was traveling on the southbound access road of I-35 when it hit a grey 2014 Toyota Corrolla driven by Seabolt, that was turning onto Burleson Rd. The Avenger then continued on to hit a third vehicle, described as a 2003 Lexus IS 300, that was stopped at the Burleson Road stop sign waiting to enter the access road.

That Lexus was occupied by Steve and Stephanie Vasquez. 

The accident remains under investigation. The Kyle Police Department plans to temporarily close the same portion of the roadway early next week to further the investigation.

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