Man dead after falling from downtown hotel

Erin Cargile/KXAN
Erin Cargile/KXAN

AUSTIN (KXAN)- Austin police are investigating what caused a man to fall to his death at the Hilton Hotel in Downtown Austin.

Police received the initial call at 11:56a.m. Saturday that a man was laying on the sidewalk at 500 E 4th Street.

When Austin-Travis County EMS arrived they declared the man dead at 12:01p.m. due to obvious trauma related to a fall. The man is said to be in his 30’s or 40’s.

Police investigated two crime scenes related to the incident. Pedestrians were advised to stay away from the area.

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