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Posted on: October 4, 2016

[ARCHIVED] UPDATED: Motorcyclist declared deceased after accident on Loop 250 service road

A motorcyclist was declared deceased following an accident on Tuesday evening.

The Midland Police Department responded to the crash at approximately 6:55 p.m. Tuesday on the south service road of Loop 250 near Graham Drive, which is located just east of Big Spring Street. The motorcyclist, identified as 21-year-old Colten McDill, of Granbury, was declared deceased on scene.

The investigation into the accident revealed that McDill was accelerating in speed to pass two semi-trailer trucks where the service road's two lanes merge into one. His motorcycle passed the first truck but struck a tire on the second truck, ejecting McDill onto the road in the path of traffic. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The investigation into the accident continues. Next of kin has been notified.


Media Contact: Public Information Officer Sara Bustilloz

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