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Crockett man identified in fatal accident that occurred in Houston County Friday

Source: KTRE Staff Source: KTRE Staff
HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Crockett man was killed in a motorcycle accident Friday morning outside of Latexo.

James Wayne Allen, 58, was driving a motorcycle eastbound on FM 2663 when a tractor backed out onto the road, driven by Franklin Ashley, 80, also from Crockett.

According to DPS, Allen hit the brush hog of the tractor with his motorcycle and crashed off the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Houston County Justice of the Peace Ronny Jordan.

Allen's body was taken to Callaway Allee Funeral Home in Crockett.

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