Motorcyclist killed in Wise County crash

DPS Troopers are investigating a fatality accident involving a motorcycle that occurred on Saturday, July 15, at around 1:17pm.

Decatur Fire Department, Wise County EMS, and DPS all responded to the scene on southbound Highway 287 at County Road 4228.

Authorities say a vehicle was traveling on County Road 4228 and failed to properly yield to a motorcycle who was traveling southbound on the highway. The vehicle hit the motorcycle, ejecting the rider.

An Air Evac Lifeteam was called to the scene and airlifted the motorcyclist to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 47-year-old man from College Station.

The driver of the vehicle, a 43-year-old man from Alvord, was not hurt.