Date: September 12, 2020
Time: 12:58 p.m.
Location: 12000 block of Research Boulevard NB
Deceased: Ruben Krumholz, White male, D.O.B. 10/10/1956
The preliminary investigation shows that the silver, 2011 Kawasaki Motorcycle on which Ruben Krumolz was traveling northbound in the 12000 block of Research Blvd NB, left the roadway for an unknown reason. The bike crossed over the shoulder and struck a concrete barrier before making contact with a pole.
Ruben Krumholz was pronounced deceased on scene at 1:04 p.m.
There is no indication that speed or weather were factors in the crash.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 60th fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 65 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 60 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.