Car hits and kills man walking along US 183

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are searching for one or more drivers involved in a deadly crash early Sunday morning. Officers responded to the crash around 2:30 a.m. after receiving a report that a pedestrian was hit by a car heading south along U.S. Highway 183 in East Austin near Eastside Memorial High School. Medics pronounced the man dead just minutes after arriving.

This crash brings the total number of pedestrians killed in Austin this year to 10. Investigators say the man was likely hit by more than one car. None of the drivers stopped. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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