The preliminary investigation shows that a pedestrian was in the middle of the inside lane in the 7200 block of Cameron Rd. A white, 2012 Ford F-150 was heading northbound in the inside lane and struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 58-year-old Mauricio Garcia.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-4424. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 64th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 66 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 53 fatal traffic crashes and 54 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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