AUSTIN, Texas — Texas DPS is asking for the public's help identifying the driver who killed a man in a hit-and-run near Circuit of the Americas (COTA) on Sunday evening.
ATCEMS said an adult man died after being struck in the auto-pedestrian crash along FM 812 near Circuit of the Americas Boulevard Sunday evening. Medics responded to the scene at 6:31 p.m. on Sunday to reports of the crash where CPR was in progress. ATCEMS later tweeted the man had died.
On Monday, DPS identified the victim as 36-year-old Martin Friedrich Ross of Mountain View, California.
According to a preliminary DPS investigation, Ross was walking across FM 812 from Circuit of the Americas Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle that left the scene. Troopers are looking for a blue or teal-colored Ford F-150, possibly King Ranch edition, that was traveling eastbound on FM 812, DPS said. The vehicle will have front-end and hood damage and will be missing a Ford F-150 King Ranch emblem, according to DPS.
TxDOT said FM 812 was shut down due to the crash, but reopened just before 10 p.m. Sunday.
DPS officials said Monday that there were no witnesses to the collision. They're urging anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.