Date: March 27, 2020
Time: 8:32 p.m.
Location: 1190 Airport Boulevard
Deceased: Katy Lynn Johnson | Black female | 7/30/1964
The preliminary investigation shows that a black, 2011 Nissan Altima was traveling southbound in the outside lane in the 1100 block of Airport Boulevard when it struck a pedestrian, Katy Lynn Johnson. Katy Johnson was walking from the east curb line to the west curb line in an area not designated for foot traffic. She died on scene.
The driver of the Nissan remained at the site of the crash.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 22nd fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 23 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 14 traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.