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Travis County deputy killed in motorcycle crash while returning home from Louisiana

MILANO, TX (MILAM COUNTY)  – An off-duty Travis County deputy was killed in a motorcycle accident while traveling back from Louisiana on Friday night, according to a story by CBS Austin.

The accident happened on westbound US-79 at about 10:15 p.m. when the driver of a 2007 Pontiac G6 sedan, a 17-year-old boy from Cameron, went over the center line and into the lane of oncoming traffic.

The Pontiac collided with 48-year-old Sr. Deputy Robert (Drew) Small, who was operating a 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at the time.

Small, who was reportedly off-duty and returning from Louisiana, died at the scene.

The 17-year-old was not immediately reported as injured.

Officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety are looking into the accident at this time.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin motorcycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.