Man identified in fatal hit-and-run on SH 71

Person killed after being hit by a car on SH 71 near FM 973. (KXAN Photo/Julie Karam)
Person killed after being hit by a car on SH 71 near FM 973. (KXAN Photo/Julie Karam)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police have identified a man who was killed in a hit-and-run along East State Highway 71 near the airport last week.

Gary Crescini, 45, was walking in the median on Dec. 17 when police say he was struck by a vehicle some time between 3-6 a.m. Initial information indicates the driver was going westbound on SH 71 when they left the roadway and traveled into the center median where the driver struck Crescini and killed him. The driver left the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5789.

 

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