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Pedestrian killed after being hit by car in northeast Austin

It was the first of two incidents involving pedestrians reported this weekend.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-Travis County EMS confirmed that one person is dead after they were hit by a car on Saturday night, in the first of two reported incidents involving pedestrians this weekend.

The first happened at 9:48 p.m. on Decker Lane, just north of Loyola Lane. Medics tried to save the person by administering CPR, but they died on the scene.

In the preliminary investigation, Austin police stated that the driver remained on the scene and has been cooperating with the investigation. Police have not been able to identify the person that was struck. 

ATCEMS medics said another person was hit, this time by several cars, on the Interstate 35 service road near Barwood Park in North Austin.

One person was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical injuries. A second person was being checked for possible injuries.

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