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. 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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