Biker takes turn too fast, crashes

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A biker took a turn too fast Friday afternoon and ended up in the ditch, before being taken to the hospital.

The man was headed south on FM 842 toward Highway 103, when troopers say he took a turn at an unsafe speed and crashed.

Witnesses say he landed about ten feet from his bike, which was damaged, but not destroyed.

The biker was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, but he was wearing a helmet.

Troopers say he was disoriented after the crash, but was in stable condition.