According to the Austin American-Statesman, the crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of Texas 71 around 4:13 pm, near Ross Road.
A preliminary report suggests 64-year-old Brian Jeffrey Hastings of San Antonio crashed his Harley-Davidson into a Volkwagen Golf as he pulled on to Texas 71, about 5 miles east of Austin. Hastings’s motorcycle then crossed two lanes of traffic and was struck by a semi truck.
Hastings and his motorcycle were dragged for a short distance by the semi. He was pronounced dead at 4:29 pm.
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