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Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2            Number of Injured: 0                   Number Killed: 1

Date & Time: October 13, 2023, at 2:53 pm.

County: Henderson

Location: Farm to Market 85 at Farm to Market 2613, 2.8 miles west of Seven Points, TX.

Posted Speed Limit: 55 MPH.

Road Condition: Dry.


Vehicle 1: 2008 Kenworth Truck Tractor towing a trailer.

Driver 1:

Kyle T. Harmon, 33 YOA, from Merryville, LA.

Seatbelt: Yes

Not injured

Vehicle 2: 2004 Harley Davidson (motorcycle).

Driver 2: Deceased.

Ray Robert Sickinger, 50 YOA from Mabank, TX.

Helmet: Yes.

Pronounced by: Dr. Daniel Bywaters at UT Health Gun Barrel, TX.


Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was towing a trailer traveling east on FM 85. Vehicle 2 was traveling west on FM 85 when Vehicle 1 failed to yield the right of way, turning left onto FM 2613 in front of Vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 struck Vehicle 1. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.


Investigated by: Trooper M. Carranza, DPS – Athens.


A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days           



Chris Williamson, Sergeant

Texas Department of Public Safety

Safety Education / Media & Communications

1 Comment

  1. Katie A. V. on October 20, 2023 at 12:21 pm

    That is my farther that passed, and his last name is missed spelled. Its Sickinger.

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