Bull on road causes fatal motorcycle accident

By: KXII staff Email
By: KXII staff Email

HONEY GROVE, TX - A man was killed in a freak motorcycle accident in Honey Grove.

Troopers say around 6am Tuesday morning 43-year-old Timothy Martin of Bogata was riding his motorcycle west on highway 82 near the west Lamar county line when he hit a dark colored bull that was standing in the roadway. Martin was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to Fry and Gibbs Funeral home in Paris

Shortly after Martin's crash, troopers say the same bull was hit by a semi causing a second accident. The truck driver wasn't hurt. Troopers say charges could be filed against the owner of the bull.

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