• October 20, 2022

Doris Pitsenberger Killed in Hit-and-run Accident on I-35 at Oltorf in Austin, TX

UPDATE (October 24, 2022): Recent details indicate that the victim killed in the accident was 76-year-old Doris Pitsenberger. Additional details about the accident are unavailable at this time.

Austin, TX -- October 19, 2022, one person was killed following an accident where a vehicle hit them, then left the scene.

Investigations said that the incident happened in the area of South I-35 and East Oltorf Street at around 9:30 p.m.

It appears that an unidentified adult was walking at the time when a vehicle hit them. That vehicle did not stay at the scene.

The pedestrian succumbed to fatal injuries due to the accident. Police continue to investigate at this time.

Commentary on Pedestrian Hit-and-run Accident on I-35 at Oltorf in Austin

Doris Pitsenberger Killed in Hit-and-run Accident in Austin, TX

It's unfortunate how often this sort of thing happens. Finding these drivers is of course imperative, considering they're usually running to hide something serious, such as warrants or drunk driving. The best chance of that happening is keeping the details in the public eye until someone can connect the dots and identify the driver. I remain hopeful that will happen here.


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