Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on U.S. 290 in Houston, TX
Houston, TX -- A two-vehicle collision between a motorcycle and a dump truck claimed the life of an unidentified person Sunday, January 8, 2017.
The early reports claim the motorcycle was traveling along U.S. 290 about 1 a.m. when the incident took place. Sources say the bike and the dump truck collided in the middle lane of the highway. It appears the unidentified motorcyclist was killed at the scene of the incident, and was subsequently struck by a car. A portion of the highway was closed for several hours following the incident.
The victim's identity had yet to be disclosed at the time of the report.
The official investigation is ongoing and may reveal more details as it concludes.
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