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High school student killed in crash on 183 near Leander

18-year-old Sihyeon Ryu Stephans of Copperas Cove was killed in a crash on 183 on Sunday. (Photo: CBS Austin)

An 18-year-old girl was killed in a crash on US 183 near Leander on Sunday.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the crash happened around 3:34 p.m. north of Liberty Hill.

A 2003 Mazda Protege was traveling north on 183 when it drove off the roadway. The driver, identified as 18-year-old Sihyeon Ryu Stephans of Copperas Cove, over-corrected and skidded into the southbound lane of the highway.

The Mazda struck a 2004 Chevy Silverado. The driver of the truck attempted to slow down, but was unable to.

Stephans was ejected from the vehicle. She died at the scene.

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