Deceased: Vincent Eugene Blue, Black male, (D.O.B. 08-18-64)
APD’s preliminary investigation shows that a pedestrian, Vincent Eugene Blue attempted to cross the northbound lanes of North IH 35 northbound from east to west. A black 2002 Mazda 4 door struck the pedestrian in the far left lane of the northbound lanes near the concrete median. The pedestrian was then thrown over the concrete median into the southbound lanes when he was struck by a gray 2010 Ford F150 pickup truck.
The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. Both vehicles and their drivers remained at the scene. No other injuries were reported.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6674. This is Austin’s 25th fatal traffic crash and the 26th traffic fatality of 2013. At this time in 2012, there were 22 traffic fatalities.