Motorcyclist killed in overnight crash in downtown Austin

APD officers investigate a deadly crash on Cesar Chavez Street and Walter Seaholm Drive. A motorcyclist was killed. (Courtesy/Lorenzo Marez)
APD officers investigate a deadly crash on Cesar Chavez Street and Walter Seaholm Drive. A motorcyclist was killed. (Courtesy/Lorenzo Marez)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are investigating a deadly crash that killed a motorcyclist Tuesday morning in downtown Austin.

According to Austin police, the man was heading west on West Cesar Chavez Street at around 12:45 a.m. when he lost control and crashed near the intersection with Walter Seaholm Drive. That’s near the Seaholm Development and the new Central Library.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene. Austin police say Cesar Chavez Street was closed for a few hours as they investigated.

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