Author and contributor to Outside Magazine killed in auto collision

CBS Austin

Author and longtime contributor to Outside Magazine Andrew Tilin was struck and killed in northwest Austin Saturday morning, according to an article by the magazine.

Austin-Travis County EMS reported the collision occurred at the intersection of North RM 620 and Marshall Ford Road around 9 a.m.

Texas Department of Public Safety confirms that a Ford truck was traveling southbound on RM 620 when it hydroplaned and crossed into northbound traffic, striking a Toyota Tundra.

The F-150 spun onto the shoulder, striking Tilin, who was changing a tire on his bike.

Tilin was transported to Round Rock Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 10:13 a.m.

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