News update: Authorities ID motorcyclist killed in Aug 11 crash on Lamar Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities have released the identity of the motorcyclist who was killed in a single-vehicle collision on Lamar Boulevard on August 11.

This story is an update to a previous report.

According to the Austin Police Department, the crash claimed the life of 28-year-old Kevin O’Neal.

At about 11:57 p.m. in the 2700 block of N Lamar Blvd, O’Neal collided with a curb and lost control of his Triumph motorcycle, then crashed.

O’Neal was taken to Dell Seton, where he later succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at 12:37 a.m.

The crash, which is Austin’s 68th fatal collision of the year, remains under investigation at this time.

Motorcyclists often face more severe injury after a collision, due to the fact that they have less protection against a reckless driver than a person in a larger passenger vehicle. Contact a compassionate Austin motorcycle accident attorney at 512-280-0800 if you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash. You may be eligible for compensation.