AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin-Travis County EMS said a person was pronounced dead overnight after reportedly being struck by a vehicle in north Austin. Austin police clarified June 28 a semi-truck hit the person.
ATCEMS said the pedestrian was an adult patient, but the identity of the pedestrian was not disclosed.
The collision occurred near the 8800 block of North Interstate 35 heading south at approximately 12:30 a.m., according to ATCEMS. APD said it was in the 9500 block of the interstate.
APD added the driver “remained on the scene, was cooperative, and was not impaired.”
At the time of the incident, ATCEMS said there would be traffic closures in the area.
APD said this was Austin’s 45th fatal crash this year, in which 45 people have died. At the time of this crash last year, 54 people had died in 53 crashes.