One person dead after accident on Capital of Texas Highway

One person is dead following a car accident on the Capital of Texas Highway on Saturday. 

According to the Austin Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 9000 block of the southbound highway following reports of a vehicle off the roadway and hit a tree. 

The driver was of the vehicle was declared dead on scene when paramedics arrived. 

The victim is described as a male in his sixties. 

According to APD, it seems that speed was a factor in this accident. 

An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the accident. 

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.