Man hit by car while crossing North Austin street dies a week later

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man hit by a car while crossing a North Austin street earlier this month died at the hospital a week later.

David Hanner, 57, was crossing the 800 block of Wagon Trail, south of East Braker Lane, at around 8:36 p.m. on Nov. 6 when he fell down in the street.

A vehicle passing by stopped and tried to block the street. Another vehicle then drove around the car in the road and unknowingly ran over Hanner, Austin police say. He was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge where his conditioned worsened over the following days. He died on Nov. 17.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit at 512-974-5789. 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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