Man killed, pregnant woman loses baby in motorcycle crash during ROT rally

Mom fighting for her life after deadly crash

One man has died and a pregnant woman has lost her baby after the motorcycle they were driving was struck by a truck in East Travis County Saturday during ROT Rally, according to authorities.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of a Ford F-150 -- identified as 38-year-old Cesar Corona-Quiterio -- was heading north on FM 973 in East Travis County when the truck veered into the southbound lanes and struck the 2001 Yamaha motorcycle. Austin-Travis County EMS said the crash was around 4:15 p.m. in the 3500 block of South FM 973. 


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Troopers said the driver of the motorcycle, identified as 28-year-old Raul Diaz, died at the scene. Estefania Soto, 25, who was pregnant, was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries after she was thrown from the motorcycle. DPS said Soto's baby did not survive the crash. 

GoFundMe pages have been set up for Soto and Diaz. Go here to donate to Soto's medical expenses and go here to donate to Diaz's funeral expenses.

DPS said Corona-Quiterio was arrested, and he has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault. Online records at the Travis County Jail state he is being held on a combined $2 million bond and an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer. Here is Corona-Quiterio's mugshot that was obtained by KVUE Monday:

Austin Travis County EMS has the crash marked on their online map of ROT Rally Motorcycle collisions. This crash is one of 14 motorcycle collisions during the rally.

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