Motorcycle Fatal Accident

Nacogdoches, TX (KTRE)- An accident involving an 18-wheeler and a motorcycle has left an Orange Texas man dead.

Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler, Jesus Puente of Laredo, was turning onto South Street and pulled into the path of a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle.

The victim was pinned under the trailer for several minutes. He was then transported to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The identity of the victim is not being released until family members are notified. No criminal charges will be filed against Puente.

East Texas motorcyclists says this is a strong reminder that drivers should use precaution on with motorcycles on the highways.