AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police say a man was struck and killed after an 18-wheeler and multiple other vehicles hit him on Interstate 35 downtown just after 3 a.m. Monday morning. Police say the man was trying to cross the interstate at the time.
The crash happened on South I-35 just north of the 12th Street exit.
According to Austin Travis County-EMS, paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.
Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler stayed at the scene after the crash.
The southbound lanes of I-35 were reopened just after 7 a.m.