Man dies in auto-pedestrian accident on Hwy. 71

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by KVUE News

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Posted on May 11, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Updated Monday, May 13 at 12:20 PM

AUSTIN -- An accident in Del Valle has left one person dead.

Around 1:11 a.m. Saturday. May 11, authorities say a man was walking along State Highway 71 when he was struck by a car in the 2900 block of the highway.

The driver of the vehicle stopped his car and waited for Austin police to arrive. Austin police did not charge or arrest the driver. Police determined the collision to be accidental. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

The man died on the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit detectives at (512) 974-5560. This is Austin's 30th auto-pedestrian fatality this year.


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