Time: 11:06 p.m.
Date: September 26, 2021
Location: 12200 Block N IH 35 SB
Deceased: Kirk S. Demartini, White male, born October 29, 1968
On September 26, at approximately 11:06 p.m., APD was notified of a collision that occurred in the 12200 Block of N IH 35 SB. The preliminary investigation shows the white Toyota was traveling southbound in the 12200 Block of N IH 35 SB when a pedestrian walked into the lane of the travel the Toyota was in. The driver of the Toyota was unable to stop before striking the pedestrian. The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
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This is Austin’s 86th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 93 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 63 fatal crashes resulting in 68 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.