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Person hit by plane, killed on Austin-Bergstrom airport runway, officials say

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

A person died Thursday night after being hit by a plane as it was landing on a runway at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, according to airport officials.

Officials do not believe the person was supposed to be on the runway at the time, though they are working to confirm that, said airport spokesman Bryce Dubee.

Officials are still working to determine how the incident happened, Dubee said.

This is a developing story; check back for details.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY NETWORK: Person hit by plane, killed on Austin airport runway, officials say

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