Pedestrian struck, killed in south Austin identified

AUSTIN - The man who died after being struck by a car in south Austin was identified by police Monday afternoon.

On April 4, Austin-Travis County EMS said they were called out to the incident in the 800 block of East William Cannon, near Interstate 35, shortly after 9 p.m.

EMS transported the man, identified as Sam Rhea Hollan, 56, to  St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, where police say he died from his injuries.

APD said the vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene.

The case is under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact APD vehicular homicide unit detectives at 512-974-8255.

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