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Pedestrian killed in Halloween-night hit-and-run in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A driver struck and killed a pedestrian last night in north Austin, then fled the scene, according to Fox 7 Austin.

The accident happened at Research Blvd and Burnet Rd at 7:36 p.m. when a red vehicle collided with an adult pedestrian. The driver then continued north on Burnet without stopping to aid the victim.

The pedestrian, who has yet to be publicly identified, was declared dead at the scene.

Austin authorities advised travelers to avoid the area, as roadways were closed and traffic delays were likely for the investigation of the collision.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin pedestrian accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.