Man dies after South Congress auto-pedestrian crash

Luis B. Arriaza was struck and killed on South Congress
Luis B. Arriaza

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A man is dead after sustaining critical injuries from being hit by a car in South Austin on July 27.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash happened about 9:19 p.m. at the 6600 block of South Congress Ave near East William Cannon. Luis Arriaza, 48, crossed mid-block was struck by a 2006 white Dodge Durango.

Arriaza was transported to the University Medical Center at Brackenridge and died on August 2, 2015 as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.

Austin police say the driver of the car was not injured and remained on scene.

 

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