Robert Smith Identified in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on FM 751 in Quinlan
QUINLAN, TX (February 16, 2023) – Officers identified 29-year-old Robert Smith of Shepherd as the victim who died in a motorcycle crash on FM 751 on February 12.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened at Farm to Market 429 around 7:42 PM. Based on a report, Smith was driving a 2007 Honda CBR motorcycle south on the roadway prior to the crash.
At the same time, 35-year-old Eric Velasquez of Quinlan was driving a 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer northbound. As Velasquez approached the intersection, he failed to yield the right of way and Smith struck his Trailblazer.
As a result, Smith died in the incident after sustaining severe injuries.
Velasquez suffered non-incapacitating injuries and police booked him into Hunt County Detention Center on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
As of now, no other details are available.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Robert Smith.
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