Police identify 71-year-old pedestrian who was hit, killed in Round Rock


Police have identified the 71-year-old pedestrian who was hit and killed in Round Rock Thursday night by someone driving a vehicle.

Richard Osowski was crossing RM 620 near Briarwood Street — just west of Interstate 35 — when he was hit, Round Rock police officials said. Officers responded around 7:30 p.m.

Osowski died at the scene, police said.

The driver stopped after hitting Osowski and cooperated with officers, police said. The driver is not facing any charges.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Community news: CodeNext hearings scheduled for Tuesday, Saturday

TRAVIS COUNTY DOWNTOWN AUSTIN CodeNext hearings scheduled The city of Austin is considering a comprehensive revision to the Land Development Code, called CodeNext, and the City Council will host public hearings at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Saturday at City Hall, 301 W. Second St. The code affects what, where and how much can be built in Austin. It covers...
Where to honor those who gave their all
Where to honor those who gave their all

No matter where you are in Central Texas, there will be a place nearby to remember those who died while serving the country’s armed forces. The following are among the places to go this Memorial Day weekend: TRAVIS COUNTY West Austin: World War II close assault re-enactments at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday at Camp Mabry, 2200 W. 35th St. East Austin...
PolitiFact: Death penalty is now only for those 18 and older
PolitiFact: Death penalty is now only for those 18 and older

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling keeps the 17-year-old who has admitted being the shooter at Santa Fe High School from facing the death penalty because he’s not 18. Still, a meme brought to our attention by readers suggests Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who is white, is getting some type of special treatment. It contrasts his case with that of an African-American...
Is new wastewater treatment plant to blame for algae in river?
Is new wastewater treatment plant to blame for algae in river?

The South San Gabriel River was so clear as it flowed past Frank and LaWann Tull’s house on Waterford Lane in Georgetown that they held baptisms for their church in April 2016 and April 2017. But this year they couldn’t. Around the beginning of April, t he river became blanketed with thick coats of algae that...
Oral history project documenting Latino veterans celebrates milestone
Oral history project documenting Latino veterans celebrates milestone

Between 250,000 to 750,000 Latinos and Latinas served in the U.S. military during World War II. Upon returning home, those veterans found themselves facing inequality and segregated cities. Many of them became instrumental in helping desegregate schools and creating civil rights organizations. On June 7, the Voces Oral History Project, which documents...
More Stories