According to the Star-Telegram, Armando Chavez, 17, was transported to Medical City Arlington around 6:45 pm after crashing his motorcycle into a mailbox at the 1800 block of Billy B Avenue near Texas 360.
He was pronounced dead at 8:54 pm.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fatal crash; however, they do believe speed was a potential factor. Chavez was only .2 miles from his house when the crash occurred.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transpiration: