Adult dies after reportedly suffering fall in southwest Austin, Austin-Travis County EMS says

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person is dead after reportedly suffering a fall in southwest Austin Monday afternoon, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

ATCEMS reported at about 3 p.m., first responders, including STAR Flight, responded to the incident near the 6300 block of Tasajillo Trail. That’s near La Crosse Avenue. KXAN Crews on scene said it happened on a trail behind the homes in the neighborhood.

Initial reports were of a possible unconscious person who suffered a fall. A bystander helped to give CPR to the patient, ATCEMS said.

ATCEMS Medics eventually pronounced the adult dead on scene, the agency said. The scene is now being turned over to law enforcement.

APD said on Tuesday that the official cause and manner of death will be determined by the medical examiner’s office. The case is still open.

EMS responds to deadly fall on trail behind homes at Circle C Dec. 7 (KXAN/Frank Martinez)
EMS responds to deadly fall on trail behind homes at Circle C Dec. 7 (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

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