Motorcyclist dies after crashing into fence in northeast Austin

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police say a man is dead after crashing his motorcycle through a fence Wednesday evening.

The crash happened around 6:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of East Parmer Lane, near Tech Ridge Boulevard.

Medics with Austin-Travis County EMS took the man in his 40s to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center with initially critical, life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is not known. The identity of the man has not been released. 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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