Police identify victim killed in southwest Austin auto-pedestrian crash

August 09, 2019 - 10:57 am
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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police have identified the man killed in a Sunday night auto-pedestrian crash on the city's southwest side.

Police say 44-year old Douglas Joseph Vogelsass was walking northbound on William Cannon Drive, crossing U.S. Highway 290 just after 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning. He failed to observe the pedestrian control devices at the intersection, and was struck by a 2013 Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling on 290.

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Vogelsass was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police say the driver of the F-150 remained on the scene and was cooperative with the investigation. No charges are expected to be filed in the case.

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