Deceased: Billy Jack Dickey, White male, D.O.B. 11/30/1955
The preliminary investigation shows that Billy Jack Dickey was struck by a motor vehicle in the 900 block of Springdale Road. Dickey was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle failed to remain on scene.
APD is investigating this case. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 71st fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in 72 fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were 64 fatal traffic crashes and 69 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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