Elderly woman struck, killed by car in East Austin
A 72-year-old woman died Saturday from injuries suffered earlier in the week when she was struck by a car in East Austin, according to police.
An Austin Police Department spokesperson said the woman was just beginning to cross Chicon Street at East Cesar Chavez Street Wednesday afternoon when she was hit by a turning car.
She was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead on Saturday.
Austin police ask anyone with information to call them at (512) 974-5284.
This is Austin’s 20th traffic fatality of 2013. At this time in 2012, there were 15 traffic fatalities.