Pedestrian Killed in CapMetro Train Accident off Clarkson Avenue in Austin, TX
Austin, TX — May 19, 2023, a pedestrian was fatally injured following a CapMetro train accident at around 9:45 a.m. near Clarkson Avenue.
Initial details about the fatal collision say that it happened off the intersection of Interstate 35 and Clarkson Avenue. The incident resulted in several hours of delays, according to statements from emergency officials in the time immediately following the deadly collision.
Preliminary information from authorities has not yet determined a specific cause of the fatal collision. Their statements right now say only that a pedestrian somehow crossed paths with a CapMetro train on the Red Line. The CapMetro train then hit that person.
This resulted in ultimately fatal injuries. No other injuries were reported following the collision. Authorities have yet to release additional details about the incident. Their investigations are ongoing, and additional details are pending their findings.