AUSTIN (KXAN) — A bicyclist died after they were hit by a car near the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and 12th Street Tuesday morning.
Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted at 8:38 a.m. that one person was pronounced dead on the scene of an auto-pedestrian collision in the 1100 block of North Lamar Boulevard.
The Austin Police Department later said in a release that the crash was between a pickup truck and a bicyclist.
The bicyclist was riding north on the sidewalk and fell off the bicycle and into the roadway when the crash happened, according to APD.
The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and was cooperative. The bicyclist died at the scene.
This incident is being investigated as Austin’s 31st fatal crash of 2023, resulting in 31 fatalities for the year.
The crash investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information should contact APD’s Vehicular Homicide unit at 512-974-8111 or submit a tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477.