Motorcyclist killed in Northwest Austin crash

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A motorcyclist was killed after being involved in a collision with a truck on Tuesday.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Anderson Mill Road and the northbound U.S. 183 service road.

Initial information indicates the motorcyclist was going northbound on Anderson Mill Road at high rate of speed when he struck a pick-up truck in the center lane, according to Austin police. Christopher Gorubec, 34, died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

Westbound lanes of Anderson Mill Road were blocked as investigators worked at the scene.

This was Austin’s 30th deadly traffic crash and the 36th fatality of 2014. At this time in 2013, there were 50 deadly crashes and 51 fatalities. 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. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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