Wrong-way motorcyclist killed in Lake Worth crash

The Lake Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred during the overnight hours at the West Loop 820 and Highway 199 interchange.

According to police, a motorcyclist was traveling the wrong direction on the eastbound 820 to westbound 199 cloverleaf when he was forced to lay the bike down to avoid hitting a vehicle. When he crashed, the vehicle struck him.

Lake Worth firefighters and MedStar paramedics responded to the scene, but the rider was already deceased on site.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has released his identity as a 29-year-old man from Haltom City.

The crash remains under investigation.