City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2021
Time: 1:26 p.m.
Location: 1000 block of E. Anderson Lane
Deceased: Elgin Earl Lahrmann | White male | April 14, 1958
Austin police officers responded to the 1000 block of E. Anderson Lane following a report of a bicyclist lying in the roadway. The cyclist, later identified as Elgin Earl Lahrmann, was transported by Austin-Travis County EMS to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas where he died on January 15, 2021.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Mr. Lahrmann was riding eastbound in the middle lane of traffic when he was struck from behind by a black sedan that fled the scene.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-4424. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This was Austin’s fourth fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in four fatalities. At the time in 2020, there were four traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.