DPS investigating fatal motorcycle accident

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - East Texas News 9 has learned that after hours of searching, DPS officials finally identified the man who died in a motorcycle wreck this morning.

The motorcycle accident occurred around midnight Sunday on FM 1669 in Angelina County.

According to DPS officials, Dale Lawrence Richson, 40, of Huntington was west bound on FM 1669 on a 1996 Honda DVR 600 motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve.

The accident happened about five miles north of Huntington.

Troopers say Richsone drove over an embankment, hit a ditch and then a small tree before going through a barbed-wire fence.

Officials say Richson died at the scene from the impact of hitting the fence.

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