Motorcyclist killed in Johnson County crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Sunday morning south of Venus.

At around 6:11am, emergency responders from Venus FD, AMR, DPS, and Johnson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of FM 157 approximately four miles south of Venus for a major accident involving a motorcycle.

Officials say a 28-year-old man was riding his motorcycle on northbound FM 157 when he crashed off the roadway. He was ejected from the bike and pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

He has been identified as a resident of North Richland Hills.

The crash remains under investigation.