Crockett man dies after 1-vehicle motorcycle wreck on US 287

Marcus Crowson (Source: Facebook)
Marcus Crowson (Source: Facebook)

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 30-year-old Crockett died as a result of injuries he suffered in a motorcycle wreck that occurred on U.S. Highway 287 just south of Grapeland Saturday afternoon.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Houston County DPS troopers were dispatched out to a one-vehicle motorcycle crash about three-tenths of a mile south of Grapeland at about 1 p.m. Saturday.

The preliminary crash investigation shows that Marcus Crowson was riding a 2006 Harley Davidson north on U.S. 287 when he went off the road to the right, and his motorcycle overturned.

Crowson, who wasn't wearing a helmet at the time of the wreck, was taken to Houston County Medical Center and then to East Texas Medical Center-Tyler. He was pronounced dead at 8 p.m. Saturday.

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