Janette Curtis Killed in Lacy Lakeview, TX, Motorcycle Accident
Lacy Lakeview, TX -- May 3, 2017, Janette Curtis was killed and another was injured after an accident where a motorcycle hit her on the side of the road.
According to police investigators, the accident happened in the evening hours of Wednesday near the intersection of the northbound I-35 service road and Purvis Street.
Preliminary information indicates that 26-year-old Curtis was driving an SUV along the service road when the vehicle ran out of gas. She got a gas can and was in the process of filling up the tank when an oncoming motorcycle somehow failed to avoid her. The motorcycle struck Curtis, ejecting the rider onto the roadway.
Emergency services were able to transport Curtis to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest in critical condition. She later died there. The motorcycle driver was also taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say they don't plan on filing charges. No further information is currently available.
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