Motorcyclist died after allegedly running a red light

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

AUSTIN (KXAN) —  A motorcylist died Sunday following a collision in east Austin.

Starlite Stewart, 29, died after hitting a Toyota Corolla at the intersection of E. 7th Street and Comal Street around 6:14 p.m. According to police, the Toyota was traveling south on Comal Street when the driver turned left onto 7th Street. That driver had a green light, but Stewart reportedly did not and ran through a red light and hit the Toyota.

He was taken to the hospital but died soon after arriving.

Police are asking anyone with information about the collision to call APD at 512-974-4424. 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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