1 killed in north Austin crash, driver arrested


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A crash in north Austin on Friday night ended with one person killed and the driver is now behind bars.

Police say just before 11 p.m., they received a call about a fatal crash on Interstate 35, near the intersection of Braker Lane.

When they arrived, they found the victim, who was later pronounced dead.

APD says the driver was taken into custody for failing to stop and render aid. Traffic in the area was temporarily shut down as crews worked to clear the scene.

APD says they’ll provide more information about this incident on Saturday.

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