Deadly overnight accident on Burnet Road

The crash happened around midnight at the 7900 block of Burnet Rd. near West Anderson Lane in North Austin.

A driver struck a pedestrian. 

Police tell FOX 7 that the driver stayed on the scene and is cooperating, the driver of the vehicle was the one who made the initial call to 911.

The victim is said to be a 40-year-old man and was taken to UMC Brackenridge with critical injuries.

He died not long after being taken to the hospital.  The victims identity has not been released at this time.

Austin Police have cleared the scene, but the investigation continues.