Deceased: Kenyae Monique Dixon, Black female (D.O.B. 01/03/92)
The preliminary investigation shows that a 2006 red Kia was traveling northbound in the left lane of N IH-35 in the 8300 block at a high rate of speed when they encountered a pedestrian attempting to run across the highway from east to west. The pedestrian was almost struck by a vehicle in the middle lane before running in front of the Kia. The Kia immediately stopped after hitting the pedestrian. The pedestrian, Kenyae Monique Dixon, was pronounced deceased on the scene at 9:37 p.m.
This case is still being investigated. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s 36th fatal traffic crash and the 38th fatality of 2017. At this time in 2016, there were 39 fatal traffic crashes and 39 traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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