Man hit, killed while crossing street in north Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 58-year-old man who was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross the street in north Austin last Friday died from the injuries he sustained.

The crash happened on Rutland Drive just off North Lamar Boulevard just after 9 p.m. on July 13. Austin police say Troy Dean Fisher was trying to cross Rutland Drive when he was hit by a driver in an SUV going westbound.

Fisher was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash. 

Fisher was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-4424. This is the city’s 32 deadly crash this year resulting in 33 fatalities. 

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