Rider failed to negotiate motorcycle around the median.
Date: June 13, 2013
Time: 1:20 a.m.
Location: 6400 Block of South Interstate 35 NB SVC Rd
APD’s preliminary investigation shows that a 2004 black Harley Davidson was traveling northbound on the service road in the 6400 block of S IH 35. The motorcycle suddenly cut to the onramp for northbound IH 35 but failed to negotiate around the median/island causing the motorcycle to go down.
The adult female passenger of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene, while the male rider was transported to Brackenridge hospital with serious injuries.
Neither the rider nor the passenger were wearing helmets.
The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-4724. This is Austin’s 33rd fatal traffic crash and the 34th traffic fatality of 2013. At this time in 2012, there were 36 traffic fatalities.
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