Man killed in hit-and-run near ABIA identified

AUSTIN – The man whose body was found Thursday morning along U.S. 183 near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport was identified Friday morning as 20-year-old Matthew Isaac Ramos.

EMS said they responded to 3298 South U.S. 183 southbound around 7:15 a.m. Aug. 23, and that they pronounced Ramos dead on the side of the road. Austin police said the vehicle that struck Ramos did not stop and render aid. This address is between McCall Lane and McKinney Falls Parkway, which is west of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and south of Texas 71.

Police closed southbound U.S. 183 for approximately three hours while they investigated, and are asking anyone with information to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit at 512-974-4424. This is Austin's 41st fatal crash and 43rd fatality of 2017.

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