Carolyn Austin Killed in Accident at I-45 in Hutchins County, TX

October 21, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Carolyn Austin
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-45, Ennis, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Expedition, Mazda MX5
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Expedition, Mazda MX5 and an unknown vehicle were involved in a collision with a pedestrian

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian at I-45 in Hutchins County, TX on October 21st, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 12:20 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford Expedition operated by an unnamed 38-year-old Lancaster man was headed northbound before colliding with a pedestrian. The pedestrian was also struck by a second vehicle operated by an unnamed 54-year-old Dallas woman as well as a third vehicle that fled the scene. The pedestrian, identified as 52-year-old Carolyn Austin, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not immediately available.

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