Tommy Wayne Stites Killed in Accident at US Hwy 80 in Fruitvale, TX

May 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Tommy Wayne Stites
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 80, Fruitvale, TX, U.S.

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
US Hwy 80
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle lost control at a curve in the road and struck a guardrail

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at US Hwy 80 in Fruitvale, TX on May 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2:30 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle operated by 55-year-old Tommy Stites was headed westbound prior to losing control at a curve in the roadway. The vehicle collided with a guardrail after leaving the roadway and Stites suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information is not available at this time.

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