• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: June 2020
Motorcyclist Killed after Fatal Wreck in Tatum

Tatum, TX (6/9/2020) – A motorcyclist is now dead after being hit by a pickup truck in Tatum.

The accident happened Friday morning on CR-2177 at the intersection of FM 782. Jeff David Modisette, 53, was headed east on his motorcycle when he disregarded a stop sign and a pickup truck driven by 38-year-old Mark Lewis Warren hit him.

Modisette was pronounced dead at the scene.

Warren 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 the 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.

At Sutliff & Stout, we fight for motorcycle accident victims to get the compensation that they deserve. We understand that motorcycle riders face unfair prejudices and we’ll work tirelessly to make sure that you receive a full and fair settlement for your injuries and other losses after an accident. To schedule a free and confidential consultation with a Houston motorcycle accident attorney at Sutliff & Stout, text or call (281) 942-8694 anytime, 24/7.

Source: East Texas Matters

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Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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