University of Texas police pronounce man dead on scene after being hit by CapMetro bus near DKR

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Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services pronounced a man dead on the scene after responding to a report of a person trapped under a Capitol Metro bus at the corner of San Jacinto Boulevard and East 23rd street, according to two tweets sent at 10:42 p.m. and 10:53 p.m. on Monday.

Noelle Newton, spokesperson for UT Police Department, said UTPD confirmed the man’s death and is responding to the incident, but has no further information at this time.

It is unknown if the man was affiliated with UT.

The tweets from ATC EMS also warned of road closures and first responders working in the area, which is near Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

 

 

We’ll update this story as soon as more information becomes available.