TRAFFIC UPDATE: Research Blvd. service road reopens after fatal motorcycle crash

1:49 p.m Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 Local
A collision between a car and a motorcycle on the Research Boulevard service road left the rider dead and a key portion of the road closed on Monday afternoon. The wreck occurred a little after 1 p.m. at the 8300 block of Research Boulevard, just south of Lazy Lane and just north of the Lamar Boulevard intersection. (RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

A collision between a car and a motorcycle on the Research Boulevard service road left the rider dead and closed a key portion of the road Monday afternoon.

The wreck was cleared shortly after 3 p.m.

The incident occurred a little after 1 p.m. at the 8300 block of Research Boulevard service road, just south of Lazy Lane and just north of the Lamar Boulevard intersection. 

Medics tried to revive the victim but he died at the scene, authorities said. 

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