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Police ID woman who died after rollover crash in South Austin

Austin police on Thursday identified a woman who died after a crash in South Austin last month.

Police said 58-year-old Linda Cadena died in the hospital on Nov. 20 from injuries she sustained on Nov. 7, when a Dodge Ram truck she was traveling in rolled over after crashing into a gray 2021 Toyota Tundra near the intersection of South First and Annie streets.

The Dodge Ram Cadena was in also hit a rock wall after hitting the Toyota truck, causing the car to roll over, police said.

All of the occupants of both cars required transport to a medical facility because of the crash, police said.

The crash occurred after one of the cars ran a red light near the intersection, police said, adding that they do not know which of the vehicles made the traffic violation.

The crash was the city 77th fatal traffic incident — which has led to 82 deaths — this year, police said Thursday.

Authorities are still investigating the incident. Anyone with information can call the Austin Police Department at 512-974-6935.

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