Jerry Wayne Newton Killed in Accident at US 287 in Rhome, TX

March 10, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jerry Wayne Newton
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 287, Rhome, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Rhome Police
Vehicles Involved
Harley Davidson, Flatbed Pickup Truck
US 287
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Harley Davidson and Flatbed Pickup Truck were involved in crash

What Happened

Rhome Police are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at US 287 in Rhome, TX on March 10th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:15 a.m. According to investigators, a Harley Davidson motorcycle was involved in a collision with a flatbed truck. Police say the motorcycle was forced from the road, leaving its operator with serious injuries. The driver, identified as 55-year-old Jerry Wayne Newton, was taken to an area hospital with injuries he would later died from. Right now, additional information was not immediately available.

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