Person killed in early-morning pedestrian crash on Research Blvd
AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed in a pedestrian crash on Research Boulevard early this morning, according to information released by Austin-Travis County EMS.
FINAL #ATXTrafficFatality 7800-8244 Research Blvd Sb (x-street Lamar) (01:53): #ATCEMSMedics obtained a Deceased On Scene pronouncement of an adult patient from an auto vs pedestrian collision. Expect #ATXTraffic closures for investigation. No further information is available. pic.twitter.com/MEyBt8iO3p
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) January 23, 2022
The crash happened between 7800-8244 Research Blvd southbound, near Lamar Boulevard, at 1:53 a.m., when a driver collided with a pedestrian.
One victim, who was identified only as an adult, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Drivers were told to expect extended traffic delays and closures near the crash site.
No further details are yet available.
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