CASTRO COUNTY, Texas – On Monday, the Texas Department of Public Safety released information concerning a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday evening in Castro County.
The accident occurred around 7:20 p.m. on State Highway 86 approximately two miles east of Dimmitt.
DPS said the motorcycle was westbound when it struck a deer in the roadway.
The rider was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene.
DPS identified the motorcyclist as Van Hopson, 64, of Dimmitt.