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ROBERTSON COUNTY

Troopers investigate early morning fatal

ROBERTSON COUNTY, TX (KXXV) -

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are currently investigating an early morning fatal accident in Robertson County. The incident happened at 4:30 a.m. on the southbound lane of Highway 6 near Highway 14.

Troopers say a 2012 Chevy pick up truck driven by a 53-year-old Bremond man was driving south on Highway 14 and had stopped at a stop sign. Meanwhile, a 2009 Yamaha motorcycle driven by 21-year-old Jason Mitchell was traveling northbound on the inside lane of Highway 6.

Authorities say the truck attempted to pull out onto Highway 6 and had driven into the path of the motorcycle. 

The motorcycle struck the driver's side of the truck, and Mitchell was ejected from his vehicle. Mitchell was killed instantly, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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