Date: July 16, 2021
Time: 10:53 p.m.
Location: 13000 Block of N. Lamar
Deceased: Michael Deon Fields, Black Male, born October 21, 1982
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Michael Deon Fields as the deceased in the July 16 fatality crash in the 13000 Block of N. Lamar Blvd.
At 10:53 p.m., APD was notified of a collision that had occurred between a white BMW and a Suzuki motorcycle in the 13000 Block of N. Lamar. The motorcycle collided with the back right side of the BMW. Mr. Fields succumbed to his injuries, and he was pronounced deceased at 1:43 a.m. on July 17, 2021.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.
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This is Austin’s 63rd fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 68 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 43 fatal crashes resulting in 46 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.