Date: October 10, 2020
Time: 1:58 a.m.
Location: 9200 block of Burnet Road
Deceased: George Grant, White male, (D.O.B 7/22/1968)
The preliminary investigation shows George Grant was walking northbound in the inside lane in the 9200 block of Burnet Road. A black, 2005 Ford F-150, also traveling northbound on Burnet Road, struck him. The driver then fled the scene. The front panel of the truck is likely to have damage on the driver’s side.
George Grant was pronounced deceased on scene.
This is an ongoing investigation. 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 67th fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 72 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 64 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.