Man dies after being struck near I-35 and U.S. 290

AUSTIN - Police said a man who was struck by a pickup truck near Interstate 35 and U.S. 290 on Jan. 11 has died from his injuries.

APD said their preliminary investigation shows Andrew Chetwood, 24, attempted to cross I-35 around 6:50 a.m. Jan. 11. A 2015 Chevrolet pickup that was traveling on the exit ramp from northbound I-35 to U.S. 290 struck Chetwood. Police added that the driver of the pickup did stop and render aid.

Austin-Travis County EMS said on Jan. 11 that he was taken to University Medical Center-Brackenridge with serious injuries, and APD said Chetwood died on Jan. 14.

The case is still being investigated. Anyone with information is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit detectives at 512-974-5789. This is Austin's fifth fatal crash and fifth fatality of 2017.

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