UPDATE: Man dies following motorcycle crash in Parker County

The TX Department of Public Safety is investigating a major accident involving a motorcycle that occurred this afternoon in the 5100 block of FM 920 outside of Peaster.

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene, which reportedly involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Lifecare EMS requested the launch of a CareFlite medical helicopter to the scene.

Lanes of FM 920 were closed near the FM 1885 intersection for the helicopter landing zone and accident investigation.

The rider was airlifted to Harris Methodist Fort Worth, but was pronounced deceased in the hospital’s Emergency Room. He has been identified as a 73-year-old man who lived not far from the crash scene.

Additional details regarding the crash have not yet been released.