Deadly crash shuts down I-35 southbound at E. Cesar Chavez

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A deadly crash at Interstate 35 southbound at East Cesar Chavez in downtown Austin is shutting down lanes of the highway, according to Austin Police.

Police said several downtown entrance ramps to southbound I-35 are also being closed off in addition to the main lanes being blocked.

Police said the deadly crash involved a pedestrian and occurred around 5:23 a.m.

KXAN has reached out to Austin-Travis County EMS for more information.

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