A United States citizen is dead after his car crashed off the Inter-American Highway in Piedras Blancas, Osa. Officers said they found Christian Phillip Austin, 37, early Wednesday morning inside the wrecked Toyota 4Runner.
A press representative from the Judicial Investigating Organization confirmed that Austin’s body was not protected by a seatbelt, although it remained inside the vehicle after the crash.
Judicial investigators said that the man had lived in Quepos for several years.
As of Wednesday evening, investigators and a U. S. Embassy spokesman said any further information was unknown.