City of Austin, TX

07/23/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/23/2021 15:16

Fatality Crash in the 7600 Block of East Ben White Blvd.

Case: 21-1960264
Date: July 15, 2021

Time: 6:18 a.m.

Location: 7600 block of East Ben White Blvd.
Deceased: Anthony Brown, White male, born March 17, 1960
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Anthony Brown as the deceased in the July 15 fatality crash in the 7600 block of East Ben White Blvd.
At 6:18 a.m., APD was notified of a crash that occurred between a pedestrian and a vehicle. The driver of a 2018 Infinity struck Mr. Brown when he was in the roadway. He was pronounced deceased at the scene at 6:27 a.m.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.
You can also submit tips by downloading APD's mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin's 62nd fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 67 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 43 fatal crashes resulting in 46 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.