Woman arrested after hitting, killing man with her vehicle

Posted at 4:29 PM, Jun 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 17:29:44-04

A man was shot and killed after being hit by a car in Austin on Thursday.

According to the Austin Police Department, Jason Aranda was involved in an earlier disturbance with his ex-girlfriend and her friend Cierra Powell. He left the scene of the argument and drove away, his ex-girlfriend and Powell followed him.

Aranda stopped at an intersection and got out of his car. His ex-girlfriend drove around Aranda, but Powell hit him with her vehicle. After hitting him, she shot Aranda then drove away.

When Austin-Travis County EMS and police arrived on the scene, Aranda succumbed to his injuries and died, according to Austin Police.

Powell was arrested and booked into the Travis County Correctional Complex on Thursday. Her bond is set at $150,000.

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