Crash Alert: Driver arrested after fatally striking scooter driver in east Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A driver was taken into custody after fatally striking a man riding an electric scooter in east Austin this morning.

According to KXAN, the victim was hit around 2:30 a.m. while riding on 7th Street between Allen Street and Springdale Lane.

The victim suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Their identity is unclear at this time.

The driver involved was taken into custody on a DWI charge after officer determined they were impaired.

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