The Austin Police Department identified 63-year-old Lee Roy Pryor as the man who lost his life following an auto-pedestrian accident on U.S. Route 290.
As per the initial information, officers were sent to the 6800 block of westbound U.S. Route 290 for a pedestrian crash. The preliminary investigation determined that a Honda Odyssey was heading westbound on the highway when Lee Roy Pryor tried to cross the highway.
The reports further revealed that Pryor was crossing mid-block when he was struck by the van. He was declared deceased at the scene by the officials. The driver stayed at the scene after the collision.
An investigation continues.
October 21, 2021