Date: October 19, 2020
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: 1100 block of Airport Blvd.
Deceased: Raymond Cipple, White male, (D.O.B 2/19/1966)
The preliminary investigation shows that a white, 2015 Dodge 350 was traveling southbound in the 1100 block of Airport Blvd. when Raymond Cipple, a pedestrian, attempted to cross the street midblock. Mr. Cipple was struck while walking toward the west curb line.
Raymond Cipple was pronounced deceased on site.
The driver of the truck remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation.
It does not appear that driver impairment was a factor in this crash.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 70th fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 75 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 67 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.