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#1 2016-11-30 01:26:05

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Five pedestrian deaths in two weeks, 4 on I-35 (11/29/16)

In the last two weeks four people have been killed trying to cross I-35, and a fifth pedestrian was killed near Mueller, less than a mile from my home.

http://www.statesman.com/news/local/ped … UfiVflCZM/

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#2 2016-12-01 06:20:56

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Re: Five pedestrian deaths in two weeks, 4 on I-35 (11/29/16)

Thanks for posting.

This pedestrian was also hit this past week about a mile from my home.

Pedestrian Critically Injured in South Austin Crash
KXAN Staff
Published: November 25, 2016, 7:49 pm  Updated: November 25, 2016, 8:39 pm
Man has critical-life threatening injuries after a car hits him on South Congress. (KXAN Photo/Todd Bailey)
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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man in his 40s has critical-life threatening injuries are being struck by a vehicle in South Austin Friday night, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

According to police the man was walking in the crosswalk around 5:57 p.m. near South Congress and Sheraton Avenue when he was hit.

He was taken to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center.

Police say the driver stayed at the scene. No charges are expected to be filed but the investigation is ongoing.

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#3 2016-12-01 11:29:28

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Re: Five pedestrian deaths in two weeks, 4 on I-35 (11/29/16)

Police: Street racing kills father, daughter walking on sidewalk
By Bailey Buckingham and Lauren Lanmon
Published: October 29, 2016, 4:27 pm  Updated: October 30, 2016, 8:42 am

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — The Round Rock Police Department says a father and his daughter were killed when a driver that was street racing struck them after a collision. Police say the crash happened at around 3 p.m. Saturday at A.W. Grimes at Gattis School Road.

Initial information indicates two drivers in Ford Mustang vehicles, one blue and one red, were racing when the red Mustang clipped a silver mini-van. The collision pushed the minivan onto the sidewalk where it struck a man and his 12-year-old daughter, killing them.

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#4 2016-12-01 11:31:54

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Re: Five pedestrian deaths in two weeks, 4 on I-35 (11/29/16)

Singer loses leg after Wimberley Farmers Market crash
By Brittany Glas
Published: November 7, 2016, 5:50 pm  Updated: November 8, 2016, 8:44 am

Two injured as car crashes through farmers market in Wimberley
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The loved ones of local singer-songwriter, Savannah Welch, say the injuries she sustained in last week’s crash at the Wimberley Farmers Market have forced doctors to amputate her right leg. Welch is a member of the folk music group, The Trishas.

“Savannah is recovering remarkably quickly and her spirits are great,” her father, Kevin Welch, said. “It could have easily gone a lot of other ways, a lot of worse ways.”

Welch says he and his 4-year-old grandson, Charlie Burns, were standing on either side of Savannah when she was struck by a vehicle. “[Her son] was maybe, I don’t know, maybe six feet away from her when the car hit her. So, that’s what we’re concentrating on is, you know, being grateful.”....

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#5 2016-12-04 11:19:49

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Re: Five pedestrian deaths in two weeks, 4 on I-35 (11/29/16)

Victim of fatal crash was Round Rock coach, teacher
12:42 p.m Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016

...Two pedestrians were killed overnight Saturday in separate incidents being investigated by Round Rock police.

Just before 1 a.m., the first fatal crash happened on Main Street and Mays Street when a driver hit a pedestrian and left the scene, police said.

Then, at 3:30 a.m. a driver fatally struck a pedestrian in the 3400 block of East Palm Valley Blvd. The driver stayed on scene....

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#6 2016-12-08 00:54:17

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Re: Five pedestrian deaths in two weeks, 4 on I-35 (11/29/16)

Woman struck pedestrian in Central Austin, drove away

Posted: 5:23 p.m. Wednesday, December 07, 2016

A 20-year-old pedestrian was injured after a driver hit him in Central Austin and drove away, according to an arrest warrant.....

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