Hit-and-run leaves one dead in East Austin

October 10, 2018 - 7:37 am
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AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One man is dead after a hit-and-run accident on the city's east side early Wednesday morning.

Police were called to the intersection of East Cesar Chavez Street and Elkhart Street just after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

The initial investigation shows that the victim was at his car, possibly reaching or getting into it while parked on the side of the road. Additional vehicles on the side of the road were hit as well.

Witnesses saw the crash and called 9-1-1. The suspect vehicle is described as a light colored SUV; police continue to search for the driver involved.

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