Date: April 20, 2020
Time: 10:31 p.m.
Location: 7800 block of N. IH-35
Deceased: Identity unavailable
The preliminary investigation shows that a black, 2014 F150 truck was traveling northbound in the inside lane in the 7800 block of N. IH-35 when it collided with a pedestrian who was walking with his acquaintance.
The pedestrian, whose name is being withheld pending notification to next of kin, was pronounced deceased on scene. The acquaintance was not injured.
The driver of the truck remained on scene. There are no charges expected.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6873. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 29th fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 31 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 24 traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.