Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 0 Number Killed: 1
Date & Time: October 13, 2023, at 2:53 pm.
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.
Kyle T. Harmon, 33 YOA, from Merryville, LA.
Vehicle 2: 2004 Harley Davidson (motorcycle).
Driver 2: Deceased.
Ray Robert Sickinger, 50 YOA from Mabank, TX.
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
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