Pedestrian killed after 2 vehicles struck him, EMS says

AUSTIN - A man who police noted was wearing all black was struck by two different vehicles on South Lamar Boulevard Oct. 27 before he died.

Officials confirmed that the victim, identified as Jasper Bailey, 34, was standing in the center turn lane on the 3400 block of South Lamar Boulevard near the Broken Spoke at around 9 p.m. He was hit by a car traveling southbound in the center turn lane, and then pushed into another car traveling north in the left lane of South Lamar Boulevard. 

The man was pronounced dead on scene, Austin-Travis County EMS said, though CPR was initiated. Officials said both drivers stopped immediately and called 911 while staying on the scene.

This is Austin’s 54th fatal traffic crash of 2017. 

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