Texas

Jacob Murphy Killed in Accident at FM 983 in Ellis County, TX

Date
March 6, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Jacob Murphy
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

FM 983, Ferris, Ellis County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kawasaki EX650
Road/Highway
FM 983
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kawasaki EX650 lost control and crashed a curve in the roadway


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a collision that killed a motorcyclist at FM 983 in Ellis County, TX on March 6th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:50 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle headed westbound is said to have veered from a curve in the roadway before crashing at a warning sign, ejecting the operator of the vehicle. The operator, identified as 30-year-old Jacob Murphy, was fatally injured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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