1 dead after crash involving car, pedestrian in south Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person is dead after a crash involving a car and a pedestrian in south Austin Tuesday.

Austin-Travis County EMS said crews were called out around 8 p.m. to 5900 South Congress Avenue. That’s near the intersection with Little Texas Lane.

In an update Thursday, the Austin Police Department said a red Lexus was heading south in the right lane when it hit the pedestrian. That pedestrian hasn’t been identified yet.

The driver stayed on scene and was cooperative with law enforcement.

ATCEMS said CPR was being done on one patient before they were pronounced dead at the scene. APD said they were pronounced dead at 8:24 p.m.

Anyone with details about the crash should call the Highway Investigation Tip Line at (512) 974-8111.

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