News update: Police ID victim of fatal Dec. 23 pedestrian crash on N I-35

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Police Department has identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened on I-35 N last Thursday.

This is an update to a previous news story.

The crash occurred in the 13500 block of N I-35 northbound at 10:42 p.m., when a 2013-2015 Nissan Pathfinder collided with a male pedestrian. The driver then fled the scene headed northbound.

The victim, who was identified as 24-year-old Uriel Veloz, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are searching for the hit-and-run driver and their vehicle, which may have damage to its undercarriage and front.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision, which is Austin’s 110th fatal crash of the year.

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