Man dies after being hit by car on Wells Branch Pkwy

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

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Vehicular homicide detectives with the Austin Police Department are investigating a deadly crash Monday night involving a person walking on the westbound lanes of Wells Branch Parkway.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash happened around 9:40 p.m. near the intersection of Wells Branch and FM 1825. ATC-EMS says the man in his 40s died after getting hit by a driver.

Westbound lanes of Wells Branch were closed until 1:45 a.m. Tuesday. Austin Police have not released any information about the driver of the vehicle that hit the man. 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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