A 31-year-old Austin man was killed Saturday, Jan. 30, in a multi-vehicle collision that occurred at about 4:30 p.m. on RR 1431 near CR 341 in Burnet County.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Christopher Lawrence Black was traveling west on a 2019 Honda motorcycle on RR 1431 when he attempted to pass several vehicles in a no-passing zone. The motorcycle struck an eastbound Chevrolet pickup truck.
Black was ejected off of the motorcycle onto the north shoulder of the road. The motorcycle then collided with a 2014 Toyota passenger vehicle traveling westbound. The motorcycle and the Toyota caught fire and burned.
Black was pronounced dead at the scene.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story said the victim’s name was Christopher Lawrence. The name was taken from a Texas DPS report. The victim’s name is Christopher Lawrence Black.