Time: 10:55 p.m.
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: 5407 N IH 35 NB
Deceased: Greyson Turner, Black male, 3/18/2003
On Saturday, September 24, 2022, at approximately 10:55 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a crash between a driver of a four-door sedan and a pedestrian, Greyson Turner, in the 5400 N IH 35 NB. A preliminary investigation indicates the driver was traveling north on Interstate 35 at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and hit Mr. Turner, who was standing outside his vehicle in the parking lot of the Chase Bank located at 5407 N IH 35. Mr. Turner was taken to a hospital nearby, where he later died. The driver of the sedan was also taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver was not arrested. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this case should 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.
This crash is being investigated as Austin's 76th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 78 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2021, there were 84 fatal crashes resulting in 91 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash, and the investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.