Deceased: Cecil Wade Walker, White male, D.O.B. 3-7-70
The preliminary investigation shows that a 2002, silver Mercedes was traveling southbound on IH 35. For unknown reasons, a pedestrian was on the highway. The pedestrian was hit by the Mercedes and died at the scene.
The driver of the Mercedes remained on scene and cooperated. No charges are expected at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 35th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 36 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 25 fatal traffic crashes and 26 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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