DPS identifies man killed in motorcycle crash near Hutto
The man killed Thursday afternoon in a motorcycle crash near Hutto has been identified.
According to the Department of Public Safety, it happened at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Hwy 79 just east of Hutto.
Investigators say 55-year-old Michael Bradford Simms, of Austin, was driving a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound when he crossed over the eastbound lanes and went off the roadway. Simms fell off the motorcycle and struck a telephone police.
Simms died at the scene, DPS investigators say.
Further details were not immediately available.