Police ID 2 pedestrians killed in same hour in East Austin

Austin police have identified two pedestrians who were killed in traffic within 30 minutes of each other in East Austin on Wednesday.

According to preliminary investigations by police, 75-year-old Braulia Arce Hernandez was crossing Loyola Lane near Sandshof Drive around 6:25 p.m. when she was struck by a driver in a BMW BX5.

Less than a half-hour later, around 6:52 p.m., 62 -year-old Mauro Carrasco Mota was struck by a driver in a Ford Focus heading north in the 1100 block of Airport Boulevard. Police said a blue Toyota Tacoma traveling behind the Focus also hit Mota while he was in the roadway.

Police said each of the drivers remained at ‘the scene and were cooperating with investigators.

The investigations into the traffic deaths are ongoing, police said, and anyone with more information about Hernandez’s case can call police detectives at 512-974-8544. Those with more details about Mota’s case can call detectives a 512-974-4278.

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