TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Smith County Fatal
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 12/05/2021 11:45 AM
Location: County Road 411, approximately four miles southwest of Lindale, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 40 mph
Vehicle 1: 2007, Harley-Davidson
Driver 1: Deceased
Michael Pierce, male, 52 YOA, of Lindale, TX.
Transported to UT-Health East Texas – Tyler.
Pronounced by: JP Meredith at 7:25 AM 12/16/2021
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling southeast on County Road 411 at an unsafe speed approaching a curve in the roadway. Unit 1 traveled of the roadway, ejecting the driver.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Kevin Lybrand, DPS Tyler