Deceased: Aaron Ross Weir, White male (D.O.B. 12-5-90)
The preliminary investigation shows that Aaron Ross Weir was standing in the roadway in the 11300 block of N. Mopac when a silver, 2014 Nissan, traveling southbound, struck him.
Aaron Ross Weir, was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas where he died as a result of his injuries at 3:35 a.m.
The driver of the Nissan stayed at the scene and cooperated. Neither intoxication nor impairment are suspected to be factors in this crash. No charges are expected to be filed at this time.
APD is investigating this case. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-3761. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 64th fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in 65 fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were 56 fatal traffic crashes and 58 traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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