Motorcyclist killed in crash near Texas Cemetery allegedly ran red light

One man is dead after a car and motorcycle collided around six this evening.

AUSTIN - Police said a motorcyclist was killed after running a red light and colliding with a vehicle in East Austin on Oct. 29. 

The motorcyclist, identified as Starlite Stewart, 29, was transported by Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services to Dell Seton Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Austin police said they received the call about the crash at the intersection of East 7th Street and Comal Street at 6:14 p.m.

This is the 55 traffic fatality in Austin of 2017. 

This case is still being investigated. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Austin Police Department's Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at 512-974-4424. 

KVUE will update this page as more information becomes available.


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