1 dead after vehicle hits pedestrian in north Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police say a woman was killed following a collision Tuesday near the intersection of Cameron Road and Ferguson Lane in north Austin.

APD says a car hit the woman, and after taking her to the hospital, she died from her injuries sustained in the collision. The call came in at 8:53 a.m., APD says.

In a press conference, APD said the woman was trying to cross Ferguson Lane, and the vehicle that hit her was turning on to street from Cameron Road. APD says it’s a busy intersection as far as pedestrians go, and they’ve had “numerous fatalities” at the intersection.

Police are working to get video from traffic cameras in the area to confirm all the details.

APD says the driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

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