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Child on bicycle struck by suspected intoxicated driver

SAN ANGELO, TX – A child on a bicycle was struck by a man who is suspected of driving under the influence on Wednesday, May 20, according to reports.

The suspect, 25-year-old Jesus Martinez, was driving with a passenger in his 2009 Chevrolet Suburban northbound in the 1800 block of College Hills Blvd when the incident occurred just after 5:00 p.m.

The child, a 7-year-old boy, was riding a bicycle east on College Hills when he was hit.

Authorities suspect Martinez was under the influence of an illicit substance when the incident occurred and charged with intoxication assault. The passenger, 25-year-old Devonte Carson, was arrested for marijuana possession.

The victim was airlifted to an Austin-area for treatment of his injuries.

The incident is still under investigation.

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Texas man kills pedestrian, keeps driving with body inside car

AUSTIN, TX – Shocking details from a February hit-and-run incident are emerging, KSAT reports.

Paul Joseph Garcia, 24, was driving down Slaughter Lane in Austin when his 2014 Ford Focus struck a pedestrian pushing a shopping cart.

The victim, 55-year-old Lee Martin Cagle, was hit with such intensity that his body crashed through the windshield and into the passenger seat next to Garcia.

Garcia continued driving for about half a mile with Cagle’s corpse in the car, then walked into a local beer garden, according to police report.

When the police arrived at the beer garden, Garcia had blood on his shirt that matched Cagle’s.

Garcia has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.

The Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission is investigating where Garcia had been drinking before he hit Cagle.

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Pedestrian killed on Austin airport runway identified

AUSTIN, TX – A man that was struck and killed by an airplane while it was landing on ABIA runway of Austin Bergstrom International Airport last week on Thursday night has been identified, KXAN reports.

Authorities say that the victim was 22-year-old Junin Ko who pronounced dead at 8:41 p.m. at the scene.

KXAN had previously reported that the Southwest Flight 1392 crew had reported seeing an individual on the runway as they were landing at 8:12 p.m. to the air traffic control tower.

Ko was not an airport employee and it remains unclear how he got on the runway.

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a male pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run early Monday morning, May 11 on East Rundberg Lane located in north Austin.

The hit-and-run occurred around 12:50 p.m. east of I-35 road, according to Austin police.

Police closed all lanes on Rundberg road after the accident, including the eastbound and westbound of Interstate 35.

The vehicle and driver that fled have not been identified.

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Pedestrian hit by SUV, hospitalized in critical condition

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was hit by an SUV on Friday night in southeast Austin and has been transported to the hospital, according to KXAN and the official  Austin-Travis County EMS Twitter feed.

The crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. at the crossing of East Riverside Drive and South Pleasant Valley Road.

The patient was left unconscious and hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. No further information is available at this time.

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One dead after being struck by airplane at Austin airport

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a person who was on the runway of Austin-Bergstorm International Airport was hit and killed by a Southwest passenger airplane that was landing.

The crew of the Southwest flight reported seeing an unauthorized individual on the runway 17-Right at 8:12 p.m., according to a statement from ABIA.

The aircraft tried to avoid the individual on the runway.

Air traffic control workers state that they say a body on the runway that looked like a deceased male.

The Austin Police department responded to the scene at 8:16 p.m. and the man was pronounced dead at 8:41 p.m.

How and why the man got on the runway is still under investigation.

There were no injuries reported from the passengers on-board the flight.

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