Deceased: Matthew Waters | White male | 11/25/1965
The preliminary investigation shows that the driver of a silver, 2016 Toyota Tundra was traveling westbound on E Oltorf Street when he took faulty evasive action, moving into the eastbound lane to avoid a vehicle that was stopped in front of him. The driver collided with the oncoming (eastbound) 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by 53-year-old Matthew Waters.
Mr. Waters was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-5594. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 37th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 38 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 28 fatal traffic crashes and 29 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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