APD: Woman dies in auto-pedestrian crash in East Austin
AUSTIN, Texas - A woman was killed in an auto-pedestrian crash in East Austin last week.
Austin police say a black 2011 Nissan Altima was traveling south in the 1100 block of Airport Boulevard on the evening of March 27 when it struck 55-year-old Katy Lynn Johnson. She had been walking from the east curb line to the west curb line in an area not designated for foot traffic.
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Johnson died at the scene.
The driver stayed on the scene, says APD.
Anyone with information is asked to call APD's Vehicular Homicide Unit at 512-974-8544 or to submit tips by downloading APD's mobile app, Austin, PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
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Austin police say this is Austin’s 22nd fatal traffic crash this year, resulting in 23 fatalities. At this time next year, there were 14 traffic fatalities.