Mark Smith Killed in Accident at FM 1827 in Collin County, TX

April 1, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Mark Smith
Type of Accident
Motorcycle Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM1827, McKinney, Collin County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Harley-Davidson FLTR (Motorcycle)
FM 1827
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Harley-Davidson FLTR (Motorcycle) veered from the road at a curve before losing control and ejecting its occupants

What Happened

State Police identified the person killed in a crash at FM 1827 in Collin County, TX on April 1st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:10 p.m. Investigators allege a motorcycle headed northbound veered from its lane as it took a curve in the roadway. The vehicle went into a skid before turning onto its side, ejecting both driver and a passenger. The driver, identified as 55-year-old Mark Smith, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, a 57-year-old woman who was not identified, suffered injuries believed to be n0n-life-threatening. Additional information was not immediately available.

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