Northbound I-35 reopened after pedestrian was struck, killed

Woman killed in auto pedestrian crash on I-35 at US 183 on Aug. 3, 2017. (TxDOT)
Woman killed in auto pedestrian crash on I-35 at US 183 on Aug. 3, 2017. (TxDOT)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Northbound lanes of Interstate 35 just north of US 183 are back open after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle.

Austin police say the crash happened Thursday just before 9:30 p.m. The lanes reopened around 12:30 a.m. Friday. Austin-Travis County EMS says the pedestrian who died is a woman in her 30s.

No word yet on the identity of the person killed or why she was on the road at the time.

This latest crash comes days after the city released its Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, which includes 21 recommendations to keep walkers and drivers safe. Click here to see the full report and give the city your feedback.

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