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Motorcyclists collide in Houston Co.; 1 dies


A motorcycle driver died Thursday night after colliding with another motorcyclist on State Highway 21 in Crockett.

Delbert Joyner, 57, of Shepherd, died at 10:53 p.m. at the scene, which was 17.8 miles northeast of Crockett. He was a retired police officer from Harris County.

According to the report, Joyner was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson northeast on Highway 21. Sandra McClain, 55, of Shepherd, who was driving a 2000 Harley Davidson, was heading the same direction. Joyner hit McClain's motorcycle on the left side, causing both to crash.

McClain was treated for a broken ankle at a Crockett hospital.

Joyner was not wearing a helmet while McClain was.

According to DPS spokesman David Hendry, the pair were riding partners.

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