Editor’s Note: This story was updated Oct. 6 to show the name of the crash victim.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person was killed in an early Sunday morning crash in central Austin.
Police said a 2013 Buick was driving near the 5700 block of Airport Boulevard around 5:35 a.m. Sunday when it hit a pedestrian who was in the roadway.
The man, who was identified Oct. 6 by police as Robbie L. Hardin, 49, died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the Buick stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
Anyone with information on this case can call the Highway Investigation Tip Line at (512) 974-8111 or the Crime Stoppers tip line at (512) 472-8477. You can remain anonymous.
APD says this is Austin’s 70th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 75 deaths for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 53 fatal crashes resulting in 58 deaths.