Seth McCastlain Killed in Accident at Hwy 377 in Roanoke, TX

October 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Seth McCastlain
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

South Highway 377, Roanoke, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Roanoke Police
Vehicles Involved
Motorcycle, Passenger Car
Hwy 377
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle collided with the rear of another vehicle

What Happened

Area authorities have information on a crash that killed a motorcyclist at Hwy 377 in Roanoke, TX on October 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:16 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle operated by 18-year-old Seth McCastlain was southbound on US Hwy 377. Officials say the police attempted to perform a traffic stop on the motorcycle for an alleged traffic violation before the motorcycle allegedly suddenly accelerated. From there, police say the motorcycle collided with the rear of a second vehicle, throwing McCastlain from the vehicle. Reports say the incident left McCastlain with fatal injuries. The driver of the vehicle that was struck had possible injuries, reports say. Additional information was not available.

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