Motorcyclist killed in Northwest Austin crash

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Avery Ranch Boulevard at Loxley Lane. (KXAN Photo/Paul Shelton)
Motorcyclist dies in crash on Avery Ranch Boulevard at Loxley Lane. (KXAN Photo/Paul Shelton)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A motorcyclist died following a collision with a car in northwest Austin Friday afternoon.

Austin police say the crash happened just before 1:30 p.m. on Avery Ranch Boulevard at Loxley Lane. Austin-Travis County EMS says the motorcyclist, identified as Lanny Dale Peterson, 38, died at the scene.

Westbound lanes of Avery Ranch Boulevard were blocked while police investigated the crash. This crash was Austin’s 16th traffic fatality in 2016.

For detours around the crash, check our interactive traffic map.

 

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