Motorcyclist killed in crash near Denton

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred just after midnight last night on FM 156 near Denton.

At around 12:15am, multiple emergency responders were called to the scene on FM 156 near Highway 380 south of Krum in Denton County.

Preliminary details indicate a motorcyclist was traveling south on FM 156 when the rider attempted to avoid hitting a curb and crashed the bike. He was transported by EMS to a trauma center in Denton, but died as a result of his injuries.

The victim has been identified as a 47-year-old man from Flower Mound.

The crash remains under investigation.