1 dead after vehicle enters North Austin creek, submerges under water

Austin-Travis County EMS responded to a water rescue in North Austin Saturday afternoon.

Officials say a vehicle veered off the roadway into a nearby creek. 

The vehicle was submerged in the water and the driver was pulled from the vehicle. 

ATCEMS says after extensive resuscitative efforts, the driver died at the scene.

Spicewood Springs Road is expected to remain closed for several hours. Officials are advising motorists to avoid the area and find an alternative route.