Man killed in North Austin motorcycle accident

Crash shuts down U.S. 183. (Sophia Beausoleil/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 183 reopened after a motorcyclist was killed after losing control and crashing on Friday, police said.

Witnesses said the man, who was in his 20s, was driving at a high rate of speed before the crash.

The crash happened near Anderson Lane just before 10 a.m. Friday, just west of Interstate 35. No other cars were involved.

Austin-Travis County EMS medics said their attempts to resuscitate the man at the scene were unsuccessful. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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