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DPS: Beeville man killed following motorcycle crash

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Posted at 11:55 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 12:55:56-04

BEEVILLE, TEXAS — DPS Troopers say a Beeville man was killed following a three-vehicle crash.

The crash happened Wednesday at approximately 1:24 p.m. one mile south of Skidmore in Bee County.

According to a preliminary investigation, a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling south on US 181 and attempted to turn right onto southbound SH 359.

A 2001 Monaco Coach Motor Home, pulling a 2006 Nissan Xterra was traveling north on US 181 and was coming to a stop at the stop sign at the intersection of US 181 and SH 259.

A DPS report states the driver of the Harley Davidson failed to control his speed in the curve and struck the front left tire of the Motor Home.

55-year-old Ernest Barrera was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The male driver of the Motor Home was not injured.

DPS Troopers are further investigating the fatal crash.