Henry Eugene New Killed in Accident at US 281 in Blanco, TX

August 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Henry Eugene New
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 281, Blanco, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Harley-Davidson FXS Motorcycle, Kenworth T680 Tractor-Trailer
US 281
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Harley-Davidson FXS Motorcycle and a Kenworth T680 Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at US 281 in Blanco, TX on August 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:17 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle operated by 25-year-old Henry Eugene New was allegedly headed northbound as a commercial truck traveled ahead of it. Authorities believe the motorcycle may have attempted to perform a lane change before colliding with the rear of the truck. The collision left New with fatal injuries. Authorities did not have additional information available.

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