Police identify elderly pedestrian who died after being hit in E. Austin crash

Police say 75-year-old Arnold "Otto" French was killed after he was struck crossing the street in East Austin last Sunday. (Photo: MGN Online)

The Austin Police Department has identified an elderly man who died two days after being struck by a vehicle as he tried to cross an East Austin street.

Police say on Sunday, June 11 at 9:19 p.m. a 2002 Hyundai was traveling west on Bandera Road before turning south on Springdale Road.

A pedestrian, identified as 75-year-old Arnold "Otto" French, was crossing Springdale when he was hit.

French died from his injuries on Tuesday, June 13.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594.

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