Crockett woman dies in motorcycle wreck


PALESTINE, TX (RAYCOM NEWS NETWORK) - A motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a Crockett woman.

Just before 5:15 pm, Sunday, a motorcycle, driven by James Crowson,50, of Crockett, attempted to make a U-turn on Hwy 287 south of Palestine, and was struck by a Dodge pick-up truck, driven by Mitchell Whitaker of Paris, Texas.

The passenger of the motorcycle, 47-year-old, Pamela Crowson was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a helmet.

James Crowson was transported to a Tyler hospital with a broken hip. He is in stable condition.

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