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Vehicle vs motorcycle crash sends one to hospital with life threatening injuries

MGN Online
POSTED: Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 8:24am
UPDATED: Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 8:37am

Temple Police are investigating a major motorcycle crash Friday night.

It happened at about 6:23 p.m., officers from Temple Police Department, Temple Fire and Rescue, and Scott and White EMS were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 93 and S. 31st Street.

Officers that arrived on scene found a truck had been traveling east bound on FM 93. When the truck attempted to turn left onto S. 31st Street, a motorcycle was traveling westbound on FM 93 and collided into the back of the truck.

The driver of the motorcycle, William Truitt, 23, of Harker Heights, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. He later succumbed to his injuries as a result of the crash.

The Temple Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit is investigating the collision at this time.

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