CLAUDE, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), Gordon Elmore of Wichita Falls was pronounced dead after a motorcycle rollover on US Highway 287, seven miles outside of Claude, Friday morning.
According to officials, around 9:25 a.m., Elmore was driving a Harley-Davidson Switchback traveling east on US 287 near County Road 21 in the inside lane, when he failed to negotiate a curve and failed to drive in a single lane. The motorcycle traveled into the center median and rolled over numerous times. Elmore was ejected from the motorcycle.
Elmore was transported by ambulance to Amarillo, Northwest Texas Hospital where he later died from his injuries. He was pronounced dead by Dr. Hanson.
The crash remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol Troopers.
(Information from MyHighPlains.com)