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 male motorcyclist was declared deceased on scene.
The investigation into the accident revealed that the motorcyclist was accelerating in speed to pass two semi-trailer trucks where the service road's two lanes merge into one. The motorcycle passed the first truck but struck a tire on the second truck, ejecting the motorcyclist 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. The identity of the motoryclist will be released pending next of kin notification.###
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