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Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct details about the crash.

In a single-vehicle rollover crash on Wednesday morning, Jackson Coker died at the scene of RM 2244 and River Hills Road Wednesday morning.

When medics arrived at the scene they found Coker's body and pronounced him dead shortly after. The former Westlake football 2019 champ had been in Austin while taking online classes at Columbia University, where he committed to play football, since the fall of 2020.


A mixed-use development known as Mirador will be located off the 130 Toll and Highway 71. (Hines)

A $500 million mixed-use development spanning 1,400 acres is coming to Southeast Austin, near Tesla’s headquarters at Giga Texas.

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Former UT tennis coach Michael Center told Sports Illustrated he thinks others were involved in the Varsity Blues scandal at UT.

Editor's note: This story summarizes Sports Illustrated's story detailing Michael Center's involvement in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, based on interviews with SI's Jon Wertheim. Additionally, Austonia received comments from Michael Center, included in this story.

Confined to his couch, former Longhorns tennis coach Michael Center praised his players via FaceTime after the program he built produced the Longhorns’ first national championship in 2019—a bittersweet moment as Center faced federal charges as part of the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal.

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