Police ID pedestrian killed in South Austin crosswalk on Dec. 21
Last Updated on July 31st, 2017
Austin police have identified a 35-year-old pedestrian who was killed while traveling in a crosswalk in South Austin last week.
According to a preliminary police investigation, a white Toyota Prius was heading west on Little Texas Lane and turning south onto South Congress Avenue on Dec. 21 at 4:10 p.m.
Curtis Thomas Grace was in the crosswalk with a walk signal when he was struck by the Prius making the turn, police said.
Grace was taken to aÂ hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators say the case is ongoing and are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Vehicular Homicide Unit detectives at 512-974-5789.
Austin police said Graceâ€™s case is the cityâ€™s 77th traffic death of 2016. At this time in 2015, police were investigating 95 traffic deaths in Austin.