Police looking for driver who hit and killed man in NW Austin

Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a man in Northwest Austin.

The Austin Police Department says the victim was in the 14100 block of North State Highway 45 near Parmer Lane at just before 2:30 a.m. on April 20 when he was hit. Police say the man was pushing a shopping cart across the highway.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not been officially identified.


Investigators say the driver stopped, got out of the vehicle, and then fled on foot. There is no description of the driver but it's believed the person was driving a grey, 2010 Lexus.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-4424, use the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.

You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.