Deceased: John Mark Anderson, White male, D.O.B. 2-1-64
The preliminary investigation shows that a silver 2004 Honda Odyssey was traveling southbound on South Congress Ave. in the inside lane at Sheraton Ave. The Honda proceeded through the intersection on a green light at the same time a pedestrian was crossing from east to west and was struck by the Honda. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries and pronounced deceased at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center on December 24, 2016 at 12:49 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) 974-5789. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s 77th fatal traffic crash and the 79th fatality of 2016. At this time in 2015, there were 102 traffic fatalities in Austin.
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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