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Fort Worth Man Killed in Missouri Motorcycle Accident


A resident of Fort Worth, Texas was killed in Missouri Sunday when his motorcycle struck head-on by an SUV that crossed over the center line.

About the Fatal Missouri Motorcycle Accident

According to KTTS, 44-year-old Julien Vaughn Wayne, III was riding his motorcycle southbound on Selmore Road near Ozark, Missouri when an SUV traveling northbound drifted into the southbound lanes and struck the motorcyclist head-on.

Wayne died of his injuries. The driver of the SUV was uninjured.

The crash remains under investigation, and authorities are working to determine what caused the SUV to drift into oncoming traffic.

Texas Car Crash Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,773 people were killed in traffic crashes in Texas in 2016. This marks a 5.45-percent increase from the 3,578 deaths recorded in 2015.
  • Motorcyclists accounted for 496 of the traffic-deaths reported in 2016.
  • An additional 265,076 people were injured in car crashes in 2016 with 17,582 people sustaining incapacitating injuries.
  • A reportable crash is estimated to have occurred in Texas every 57 seconds in 2016.

 

 

 

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