AUSTIN, TX – A person died when they were struck by a vehicle in southeast Austin on Wednesday morning.
According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the fatal crash happened around 4 a.m. at Montopolis Drive and Riverside Drive. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
#ATXTrafficFatality Montopolis/Riverside (05:38) #ATCEMSMedics have obtained a Deceased On Scene pronouncement of an adult patient as a result of a vehicle vs pedestrian collision. Expect #ATXTraffic closures. Avoid the area. No further information available. pic.twitter.com/b325LOMSuC
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 16, 2022
Authorities are searching for a suspect in the hit-and-run.
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