Sunday, April 9, 2017

Michael Gotcher Died In Polk County Crash

One motorcyclist is dead after a fatal crash last night around 9:00 pm. Texas DPS troopers responded to and investigated a one vehicle fatality crash at the intersection of FM 1988 and FM 3126.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling northeast on FM 1988. The motorcyclist reportedly attempted to avoid striking another vehicle that was legally turning left onto FM 3126, and skidded off the roadway to the right; throwing the driver from the motorcycle.

The driver succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The driver was identified as 56-year-old Michael Gotcher from Houston, TX.

Gotcher was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.


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