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

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

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
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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