News: One dead in car-pedestrian crash in Austin's Wooten district

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was left dead after getting hit by a car on the 8700 block of Research Boulevard Saturday night. 

Austin medics responded to the area around 11:30 pm, according to a tweet from ATCEMS.  The details of what caused Saturday’s crash remain unclear. In addition, emergency responders did not disclose the victim’s name and if charges will be pending for the driver. 

More information will follow when it becomes publicly available. 

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