APD: Victim in deadly auto-pedestrian crash identified

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March 31, 2020 - 9:05 am

AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police have identified the victim in a deadly auto-pedestrian crash last week in east Austin.

First responders were called to 1190 Airport Boulevard, just south of East 12th Street around 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27.

Police say a black Nissan Altima was traveling southbound on Airport when it struck 55-year old Katy Lynn Johnson. The investigation determined Johnson was walking across Airport in an area not designated for foot traffic; she was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Police say the driver of the Nissan remained on the scene. It's the city's 22nd fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 23 traffic fatalities.

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