One dead after motorcycle crash on FM 973

- FM 973 at Richland Road
Motorcyclist killed in crash on FM 973 at Richland Road on July 20, 2017. (KXAN Photo/Alicia Inns)

COUPLAND, Texas (KXAN) — One person is dead following a crash involving a motorcycle on FM 973 between Taylor and Manor.

The Department of Public Safety says a vehicle was travelling north on FM 973 and failed to yield turning left and the motorcycle, a 2012 Harley Davidson, was travelling south and maneuvered quickly to avoid a collision.

Due to his quick movement, the driver, 37 year old Timothy Ryan Oconnor, was thrown off the motorcycle and pronounced dead on scene by Austin/Travis County EMS

The Department of Public Safety was called in to investigate.

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