AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person died following a crash on Interstate 35 Sunday afternoon, according to a social media post from the Austin Fire Department.
Per AFD, Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services confirmed an adult man is dead from a fatal crash on the I-35 southbound at Ben White ramp.
According to the Austin Police Department, the crash happened around 1:40 p.m. and involved a pickup truck and a sedan.
The driver of the sedan was hit outside the vehicle and died on the scene. The pick-up truck driver was not injured, remained on scene, and cooperated with the investigation, per APD.
This incident is being investigated as Austin’s 72nd fatal crash of 2023, resulting in 75 fatalities for the year.
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.