Crash alert: Police searching for driver involved in fatal Austin hit-and-run

AUSTIN, TX – Police are trying to find the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Austin Sunday morning.

According to KVUE, the pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the 12200 block of the South Interstate 35 service road sometime before 7:18 p.m. He was found by a security guard in the area and was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim was identified as 76-year-old Stanley Frank Curran.

Police said the driver left the scene following the crash. The vehicle involved in the incident is believed to have been a 2019 to 2021 silver Toyota Corolla and is likely to have significant front-end damage,  investigators said.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to contact detectives with the Austin Police Department.

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