Lindale, TX (4/20/2020) – A man is now dead after a fatal motorcycle wreck late Thursday night in Lindale.
The accident happened between a motorcycle and an SUV on SH 110 around 9 p.m. According to DPS, 37-year-old Andrew Slemp was headed south in his SUV when he began to turn left. He failed to yield the right-of-way to 61-year-old James Dean Murphy, who was headed the opposite direction on his motorcycle.
Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene.
Slemp was uninjured.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
According to Texas Department of Transportation, last year there were 8,611 wrecks involving motorcycles, with 417 of them being deadly. This year, police say there have been 74 fatal crashes in Austin, with 76 fatalities. While many Texans ride their motorcycles their entire lives without any incident, there is always a risk of an accident or injury each time you take to the road.
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Source: East Texas Matters
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