One dead in U.S. 290 motorcycle accident

An Austin man was killed March 14 after he lost control of his motorcycle while traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 290 outside of Dripping Springs.

Robert Dunn, 55, of Austin, was identified as the victim in the single-vehicle accident, according to DPS officials.

Dunn was operating a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle on U.S. 290 when he lost control of the vehicle and started sliding, coming to a rest at the intersection of Sawyer Ranch Road about seven miles east of Dripping Springs, DPS officials said.

Dunn was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:15 p.m. that evening.

It is unknown at this time what factors led to the accident.

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