Woman killed in SW Austin motorcycle crash identified

AUSTIN - Police have identified the woman who died after a motorcycle crash in southwest Austin Monday afternoon.

Austin police said Jessica Port, 32, died at South Austin Medical Center after the crash near 6800 Southwest Parkway. Austin-Travis County EMS and APD said the crash happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday.

APD stated their preliminary investigation showed a Chevrolet van was traveling westbound and attempting to turn left onto a private drive at the time of the crash. Port, who was traveling eastbound, struck the van as the can turned in front of her.

Police added Port was wearing a helmet and intoxication is not a factor in the crash. This is the 51st fatal crash and 52 fatality on Austin roads in 2016.

(© 2016 KVUE)


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