Fatal hit and run crash kills one near COTA

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November 04, 2019 - 8:09 am

AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- One man is dead after being struck by a pickup truck near Circuit of The Americas Sunday evening.

First responders were called to the intersection of FM 812 and Circuit of The Americas Boulevard around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Medics attempted to perform CPR on the victim, and STAR Flight was called to the scene, but the victim was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety say the man was crossing FM 812 when he was struck by a blue or teal Ford F-150 pickup. That pickup fled the scene, officials say, headed eastbound on FM 812.

Anyone with information on the crash or the whereabouts of the vehicle is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS (8477). Officials say the vehicle will have front end and hood damage from the impact, and a missing F-150 King Ranch Edition emblem.

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