Deceased: Douglas Joseph Vogelsass, White male, (D.O.B. 11-20-74)
The preliminary investigation shows that Douglas Joseph Vogelsass was walking on William Cannon Dr. northbound across U.S. Highway 290. He disregarded the pedestrian control device and was struck by a 2013 Ford F150.
Douglas Joseph Vogelsass was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the F150 remained on scene and was cooperative. No charges are expected to be filed.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 46th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 47 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 39 fatal traffic crashes and 40 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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