Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-35 in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Texas -- A woman on a motorcycle was killed after an accident that happened around 11:17 a.m. Sunday on I-35 in Gainesville.

Mark Tackett with the Texas Department of Public Safety said the wreck happened near mile marker 496 near the Weaver Street exit on the northbound lanes of the interstate.

Nicki Kent, 34, of Denton, was riding a 2005 Harley Davidson when she lost control and crashed into a guardrail.

It is unclear why she crashed, according to Tackett.

Justice of the Peace Lewis pronounced Kent dead at the scene.

Further details are unavailable at this time.

The wreck caused major delays until the scene was cleared.