WOODWAY, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: The victim in the fatal vehicle accident in Woodway has been identified.

The Woodway Public Safety Department has identified 74-year-old Robert Watley, of Woodway, as the man who was inside of the burning Cadillac SRX SUV when they arrived. Watley was able to be pulled out of the vehicle, but he was already dead. 

Woodway PSD says Watley had a history of serious medical problems, and was believed to have suffered a medical episode prior to the crash.

Officers were dispatched at approximately 9:15 p.m. Friday to the 13000 block of Old McGregor Road after receiving a report of a vehicle fire. A person nearby spotted the flames in a field behind Woodway First Baptist Church, and called 9-1-1.

Woodway Police and Fire units arrived on scene and discovered an SUV crashed into some trees, and the vehicle was fully engulfed in fire. Firefighters attempted rescue efforts by pulling Watley from the vehicle and quickly extinguished the fire.

There were no other people in the vehicle. The SUV traveled over 400 feet from the roadway, where it struck trees and brush and came to a stop. It is believed the vehicle ignited a fire in the dry brush beneath the vehicle – which quickly spread to the front passenger compartment of the vehicle.

This investigation is ongoing.