Person hit, killed on Interstate 35 in north Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police say a man was hit and killed while walking in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 in north Austin early Friday morning.

According to police, one driver did stop after the crash. But police are not exactly sure if the driver who stopped was the driver who hit the man.

APD says around 2:35 a.m., a caller told them a man was walking on the southbound lanes between the Yager Lane and Braker Lane exits. When police arrived, they found the man lying on the side of the highway.

Police shut down the southbound lanes after the crash, but reopened the lanes around 5:10 a.m.

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