Southbound I-35 clear after deadly crash early Wednesday where man in the road was hit by multiple vehicles

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A person was hit on I-35 in the early morning hours of April 14, 2021. The freeway was shut down for “several hours” as crews investigated and cleared the crash. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 have reopened in north Austin near Parmer Lane after a deadly wreck involving a man witnesses told police was in the middle of the road.

According to the Austin Police Department, several people called 911 around 4 a.m. to report a man in the middle of the road who appeared to be trying to be hit by traffic. APD said several vehicles did hit the man, leading to his death.

The Texas Department of Transportation shut down the southbound Interstate 35 main lanes just south of Parmer Lane for about four hours. They reopened around 8 a.m.

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