Officials are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred in Merkel Texas
The motorcyclist, identified as Lee Saenz, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Merkel Police responded to the scene – at mile marker 271 on I-20 – at 10:54 a.m. The incident still remains under investigation and it remains to be seen whether speed, drugs, or alcohol played a factor in the accident.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):