Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Riverside

The Austin Police Department (APD) is investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash in East Riverside.

Police said on Jan. 10, around 1:58 a.m., officers responded to a crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian in the 2000 block of E. Oltorf Street.

The driver did not stop to help the pedestrian that was hit, and instead left the area. 

The pedestrian, later identified as Floyd Elem, was taken to a hospital and later died from his injuries, police said.

Detectives believe a woman who was driving a teal colored Jeep may have information that could help with the investigation.

Anyone with any information about the driver or the vehicle's description should contact APD's Vehicular Homicide unit at 512-974-8111. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.