AUSTIN, TX – A motorcyclist died on Sunday night after their bike crashed along a highway in southwest Austin, reports CBS Austin.
The incident happened around 8:27 p.m. in the area of 5100 State Highway 71, which is just east of William Cannon Drive and the Y in Oak Hill.
Police haven’t shared any details regarding the accident except to confirm that one person died at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Officials encouraged motorists to seek an alternate route while crews worked to investigate and clear the scene.
Our writers will keep apprised of the story and update the blog when and if we learn more about the cause of the collision or the identity of the victim.
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