Time: 8:16 p.m.
Date: September 19, 2021
Location: 5100 Block of S. Congress Ave.
Deceased: Terryn Dee Strahan, White female, born April 30, 1969
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Terryn Dee Strahan as the deceased in the September 19 fatality crash on S. Congress Ave.
At approximately 8:16 p.m. APD was notified of a collision that occurred in the 5100 Block of S. Congress Ave. The preliminary investigation shows that an unidentified vehicle was traveling northbound on S. Congress Ave. when it struck Terryn Strahan who was walking southbound. The vehicle then left the scene without providing aid or calling 9-1-1. Ms. Strahan was transported to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on September 20 at 12:55 a.m.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.
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This is Austin’s 83rd fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 89 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 62 fatal crashes resulting in 67 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.