AUSTIN -- A man hit by a truck last week in East Austin has died from his injuries.
Police say the man, believed to be 28 years old, was hit by a pickup truck in the 6400 block of FM 969 near U.S. Highway 183 around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20.
The man was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with life-treatening injuries. He died three days later.
Police say the driver of the truck is cooperating. This is Austin's 7th fatal traffic crash of 2014 and ninth traffic fatality.