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Fatal motorcycle accident involving tractor


A 20-year-old McGregor man has died after his motorcycle ran into a tractor's tire. The fatal accident happened near Spring Valley Road and Box Ranch Road at 11:43 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Joe Don Shaw was riding his motorcycle behind a tractor going east on FM 2113 near Moody. Witnesses say Shaw tried to slow down and lost control of his motorcycle.

Shaw hit the inside of the tractor's back tire and was killed on impact. It is unknown as of yet whether he was wearing a helmet.

A witness on the scene says pedestrians near the crash responded to help. Shaw suffered trauma to his head.

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