TRAVIS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Authorities have identified James Babineaux, from Austin, as the man killed Monday in a crash in Lakeway, Texas.

Jim Babineaux, 36, was operating a BMW when a Nissan Titan lost control and slammed into his vehicle while headed west on Texas 71 near The Mansions Lakeway on Serene Hills Drive, in Austin, TX, around 4:38 p.m., according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.


DPS officials said the driver lost control of his vehicle and went into a side skid before slamming into a BMW driven by Babineaux. source

Babineaux was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

The other driver was hospitalized, officials said.

DPS Troopers are still investigating the crash.

Anyone with possible information on the crash is asked to contact police at 911.