AUSTIN -- Police have released the name of the man killed in a fatal hit-and-run accident in East Austin.
Police say a Mazda ran a red light and hit a pickup truck at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and East Cesar Chavez just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The truck rolled over, and the passenger in the truck, 27-year-old Joseph Hamilton Carroll, was thrown out and died at the scene.
Police are still searching for the driver of the Mazda, who ran off after the accident.
This is Austin's 40th traffic fatality.