UPSHUR CO. - A Gilmer man is dead following an accident over the weekend in Upshur County.

According to a DPS preliminary report, Troy Cagle, 52, of Gilmer was riding his motorcycle on Hwy 271, about eight miles south of Gilmer when he struck a trailer that was backing up from a private driveway.

Cagle was taken to Longview Regional where he died of his injuries a short time later. A passenger riding with Cagle, Teresa Cagle, 56, also of Gilmer was transported to Longview Regional, and is listed in stable condition.

The fatal accident occurred shortly after 11:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2016.

The wreck remains under investigation.