Motorcyclist killed after losing control, hitting house in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred yesterday afternoon in the 4300 block of E. Kellis Street in the Echo Heights neighborhood of southeast Fort Worth.

At 4:18pm on Sunday, multiple emergency responders were called to the intersection of E. Kellis Street and Hillside Avenue for a motorcycle accident.

Police say a motorcyclist lost control of his bike after hitting a curb and crashed into a house on E. Kellis Street. The collision ruptured a gas line, causing a major gas leak at the scene. Damage was done to the exterior of the house.

MedStar paramedics transported the injured motorcyclist to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 49-year-old man who lived a few houses down from where the accident occurred.

The accident remains under investigation.

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