UPDATE: The Jacksonville Police Department have identified the motorcyclist who died in a crash at Jowell Street and Highway 69 on Saturday.
David V. Eide Jr., 53 of Rusk, was traveling south in the 4000 block of North Jackson Street, also called Highway 69, before a pickup truck failed to yield the right of way while crossing the intersection, officials said.
The driver of the pickup truck was identified by police as Jorge Lopez, 21 of Jacksonville. Lopez has been cooperative with officials and did not seem impaired, according to Jacksonville PD.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing, Jacksonville PD said.
JACKSONVILLE, Texas (KETK) – A motorcyclist is dead after a crash happened at the intersection of Jowell Street and Highway 69 in Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon, officials said.
Cherokee County Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Rodney Wallace said the crash happened after a pickup truck allegedly attempted to go across Highway 69 at Jowell Street when the truck and motorcycle hit each other.
After the two vehicles collided, Wallace said he responded to the scene and declared the driver of the motorcycle dead at 5:20 p.m.