AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin-Travis County EMS posted on its Twitter account that one person died last Saturday night after an automobile collided with a pedestrian near North Lamar Boulevard and Beaver Street.
The collision occurred just before 8 p.m. Medics performed CPR in an attempt to resuscitate the patient, who was identified by Austin Police as Maria Alberta Lopez Fajardo.
The driver was in a pickup truck traveling south on North Lamar Boulevard. when Fajardo was hit. They stayed on the scene and cooperated with the investigation, police said.
Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or use the Crime Stoppers app.
This crash is being investigated as Austin’s 80th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 82 fatalities for the year.