Pedestrian dies after being hit by driver in South Austin

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a driver in South Austin.

Austin-Travis County EMS performed CPR and extensive life-saving measures after the person was hit on the West Ben White service road near Bannister just before 1 a.m. Friday.

However, the person died nearly 40 minutes later.

The road was closed for an extended period while police investigated. The road has since reopened.