Rider of stolen motorcycle dies in North Austin crash

A police investigation has identified a man that died after he lost control of a stolen motorcycle and crashed in North Austin. 

According to the Austin Police Department, 32-year-old Rocky Anthony Bell died after he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding. At approximately 11:45 p.m. on April 11, Bell struck an inside barrier while he was heading northbound on the inside land of the 8000 block of Research Blvd and was ejected.


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Bell was riding a stolen red 2002 Honda motorcycle when he crashed. 

Police say he died on the scene. 

Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544.