Pedestrian dies in Ben White Boulevard crash near Austin airport

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A pedestrian died Tuesday morning after a crash with a vehicle on East Ben White Boulevard in southeast Austin, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

The adult was pronounced dead at the scene, ATCEMS says. Medics, Austin Fire and the Austin Police Department responded to the westbound side of the 8300 block of East Ben White Boulevard around 11:07 a.m. Tuesday.

  • A pedestrian was hit and killed on Ben White Boulevard on Tuesday in southeast Austin. Traffic was delayed while crews responded to the scene. (KXAN photo/Chris Nelson)
  • A pedestrian was hit and killed on Ben White Boulevard on Tuesday in southeast Austin. Traffic was delayed while crews responded to the scene. (KXAN photo/Chris Nelson)
  • A pedestrian was hit and killed on Ben White Boulevard on Tuesday in southeast Austin. Traffic was delayed while crews responded to the scene. (KXAN photo/Chris Nelson)
  • A pedestrian was hit and killed on Ben White Boulevard on Tuesday in southeast Austin. Traffic was delayed while crews responded to the scene. (KXAN photo/Chris Nelson)

Multiple lanes were closed near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport as emergency crews worked at the scene.

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