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One dead after vehicle-pedestrian collision on Ben White Boulevard in Austin

The Austin Police Department and Austin-Travis County EMS said to expect multiple lane closures and traffic delays.

AUSTIN, Texas — One adult is dead after a vehicle hit a pedestrian on East Ben White Boulevard, according to the Austin Police Department. 

APD, Austin-Travis County EMS and the Austin Fire Department responded to calls reporting a vehicle versus pedestrian collision in 7200 block of East Ben White Blvd. around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. On Thursday, he was identified as Miguel Guerrero-Garcia, 40.

Police said a 2014 white Jeep Wrangler and a box truck were merging into the center lane of traffic at the time of this incident. The driver's side of the Jeep struck the passenger side of the truck, causing the Jeep to move to the outside lane, where the victim was removing bags of mulch from the roadway that had fallen off of his trailer. The Jeep then struck the victim.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact police.


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