According to KXAN, Austin police are looking for the driver who struck and killed a man walking on North Lamar Boulevard near Payton Gin Road on March 24 just after 9 p.m. Witnesses to the accident said the driver was in a red Ford pick-up truck.
The victim, in his 60s, was attempting to cross from east to west, and was hit by a truck traveling south. Authorities are still trying to determine if the pedestrian was in a crosswalk when the accident occurred. The man was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge, where he died a short time later.
If you have any information about this accident or the hit-and-run driver, contact Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS.
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Did You Know: According to KXAN, this was Austin’s 11th fatal traffic crash of 2014; at this time in 2013, there were 22 traffic fatalities.
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