Police ID pedestrian hit, killed by 18-wheeler on I-35 in north Austin

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    Authorities have identified a pedestrian that was hit and killed by an 18-wheeler in north Austin Tuesday morning.

    The incident happened just after 6:30 a.m. at the 9500 block of N Interstate 35.

    The preliminary investigation shows that a semi truck was traveling southbound in the center lane on I-35 when it struck 31-year-old David Hilburn Sell.

    According to police, the driver stropped and remained on scene. He reported not seeing Sell because it was still dark.

    Sell was pronounced dead at the scene.

    No charges are expected to be filed.

    APD is investigating this case. Anyone with additional information should the Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-3761.

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