Date & Time: July 15, 2023, at 1:17 pm.
Location: US-81 at County Road 4228.
Posted Speed Limit: 65 MPH.
Road Condition: Dry.
Vehicle 1: 2007 Dodge Dakota.
Driver: No injuries.
Timothy Ashcraft. A 43-year-old male from Alvord, TX.
Vehicle 2: 2018 BMW K16 (motorcycle).
Driver 2: Deceased.
Joseph Nunez. A 47-year-old male from College Station, TX.
Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling on County Road 4228, and vehicle 2 was traveling on US-81. Vehicle 1 failed to yield the right of way at the stop sign and crashed with vehicle 2. The driver of vehicle 2 was flown to Wise Health System Hospital in Decatur and pronounced deceased. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.
Investigated by: Trooper O. Saenz, DPS – Decatur.
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days
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