The Pflugerville Police Department identified the deceased driver involved in the Oct. 10 accident at SH 130 and Pecan Street as David Germick.
Amanda Mohrman, Germick's sister-in-law, told Community Impact Newspaper that Germick was a 13-year Army paratrooper who served four combat tour deployments. Germick leaves a wife and three children behind, Mohrman said.
Mohrman launched an online fundraiser through the platform gofundme to help cover funeral costs.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation, according to the Pflugerville Police Department.
UPDATED Oct. 11 at 6:43 a.m.
Pecan Street over SH 130 reopened at 11:37 p.m. on Oct. 10, according to the city of Pflugerville.
UPDATED Oct. 10 at 8:09 p.m.
After approximately four-and-a-half hours, northbound SH 130 has reopened. The highway was shut down due to a fatality accident near the Pecan Street bridge.
Pecan Street over SH 130 remains closed at this time, according to a city news release.
ORIGINAL STORY Oct. 10 at 4:35 p.m.
Northbound SH 130 in Pflugerville is closed following a fatality accident on Oct. 10.
At 3:11 p.m., a vehicle traveling west on Pecan Street over SH 130 struck the protective barrier on the bridge and the driver was ejected from the vehicle onto the northbound lanes of SH 130, according to a city news release.