Police ID woman, 32, killed in motorcycle crash on Monday in Southwest Austin

By Mark D. Wilson

A woman who died in a motorcycle crash on Monday evening has been identified as 32-year-old Jessica Port.

According to a preliminary police investigation, Port was headed east in the 6800 block of Southwest Parkway near Oak Hill around 5:45 p.m. when she slammed into a 2009 Chevrolet van that turned left in front of her onto a private drive.

Port was taken to a hospital where she died shortly after arrival, police said.

Investigators said alcohol was not a factor in the crash but authorities are still looking into the circumstances of the crash.

Port is the 52nd person to die in a crash in Austin this year, police said.

Anyone with information on the wreck is asked to call the Austin police Vehicular Homicide Unit at 512-974-5549.

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