AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - The University of Texas at Austin Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying and finding a good Samaritan witness who offered assistance during a fatal bus crash.
A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a Capital Metro bus on Monday, January 28. 39-year-old Anthony John Diaz, a U.S. Navy veteran and long-time FOX 7 Austin employee, was riding his bicycle home from work in the 2200 block of San Jacinto Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. when he was involved in the fatal colloision. He died as a result of his injuries.
It is believed the unidentified man, shown in the attached photo to this article, aided in requesting police and EMS assistance to the scene and witnessed the event, according to UTPD. "He was a help to us and we wish to speak with him," said Noelle Newton the UTPD Public Information Officer.
UTPD is asking the man to call call 512-232-3573 to speak directly to a detective who is working on this case. Anyone with information relating to how UTPD can find and contact this man is encouraged to reach out as well.