SUV kills woman in downtown Austin


Last Updated on July 31st, 2017

A woman who was jogging on a sidewalk near downtown was killed Friday afternoon when an SUV struck her while backing out of a private driveway, Austin police said.

Witnesses told police that she was jogging in the 200 block of West 15th Street, between Colorado and Lavaca streets.

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services took her to University Medical Center Brackenridge, where she was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.

The incident is still under investigation.