Time: 6:56 a.m.
Date: Thursday, November 2, 2023
Location: East Powell Lane and Sam Rayburn Drive
Deceased: Unidentified pedestrian
On Thursday, November 2, 2023, at approximately 6:56 a.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of East Powell Lane and Sam Rayburn Drive. The unidentified pedestrian died on scene. The driver left the scene, but was later identified by detectives on scene.
This incident is being investigated as Austin's 76th fatal crash of 2023, resulting in 79 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2022, 92 fatal crashes resulted in 95 deaths.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash, and the investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
Anyone with any information should contact APD's Vehicular Homicide unit at 512-974-8111. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477.