Austin police investigating deadly crash in SE Austin

Austin police are investigating a deadly crash in southeast Austin.

Police say that just after 5 a.m. they responded to a call of a crash in the 3500 block of Montopolis Drive.

A 2010 red Chevy Tahoe was driving northbound on Montopolis at a high rate of speed when police say the driver lost control and struck a tree.

Police say the SUV came to rest against the loading dock wall at the LCRA Dalchau Service Center.

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Tahoe and other people in the vehicle fled on foot.

Police say anyone with information about the crash should call 512-974-5576.