Person dies in crash on FM 969

Austin police say a person has died after a crash on FM 969.

The crash happened in the 7900 block of FM 969 at around 5:15 a.m. Shortly after officers arrived on scene, Austin police tweeted out that a person had died in the crash.

The area was shut down for hours as the investigation went on and was reopened at around 10 a.m.

The identity of the victim and the circumstances of the crash have not been released at this time.