Motorcyclist killed in collision with pickup truck near Aledo

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident involving a motorcycle that occurred early this morning along Farmer Road (FM 3325) at White Settlement Road.

Officials say the driver of a pickup truck was turning left onto Farmer Road from White Settlement Road when he failed to yield the right of way to a motorcyclist traveling southbound on Farmer Road. This caused a collision between the motorcyclist and the pickup truck.

Parker County ESD #1 firefighters and LifeCare EMS all responded to the scene. The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on scene by paramedics. He has been identified as a 62-year-old man from Azle.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 57-year-old man from Willow Park, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was treated and released from the hospital.

Farmer Road was closed for much of the morning while police investigated the scene. All lanes have been reopened.

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