As police continue to look for clues in a hit-and-run wreck that killed an Austin parks department employee Saturday, his friends remembered him as someone who was always willing to help.
Luke Strabala, a city pool mechanic, stopped his eastbound black and red 2009 Hyosung motorcycle at a light on East Ben White Boulevard at East Riverside Drive between 1:10 and 1:20 a.m., police said. Another vehicle hit him from behind and drove off. His motorcycle was thrown about 80 feet.
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