AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 36-year-old man was found dead next to the road Sunday near the U.S. Highway 290 ramp from East Anderson Lane and U.S. Highway 183, medics said.
Austin police identified him as Simon Juan Velez. Police said its initial investigation concluded a vehicle hit Velez.
This crash is being investigated as Austin’s 40th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 41 fatalities. On this date in 2021, there were 39 fatal crashes resulting in 41 fatalities.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, use the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD.