Deadly hit-and-run suspect sought after video shows car dragging motorcycle
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is still on the lookout for a man involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Southeast Austin.
On May 7, Abdonai Mancha Jaramillo was charged with accident involving death, a second-degree felony.
Officials say on April 29, around 11:56 p.m., a 2003 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling south on US 183 at the intersection of FM 973 when it was struck by a vehicle.
The 44-year-old motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle and was later pronounced dead on the scene.
A witness to the crash provided Texas DPS troopers with a suspected vehicle.
The vehicle fled the scene of the crash, dragging the Suzuki underneath the front of the vehicle for about three miles south before entering the ramp to Toll 45, troopers said.
A plastic piece of a GM headlamp was found at the scene of the crash.
Information provided by a witness on the scene shows a possible 2014 to 2018 Cadillac Escalade (GM) dragging a motorcycle creating sparks underneath the vehicle.
Anyone who has information on this deadly crash, is encouraged to immediately contact the Texas DPS Communications office at (512) 424-7193.