Driver identified in fatal motorcycle accident in East Texas

(KTBS) - A Garland, Texas man is killed in an early morning motorcycle accident on I-30 in Bowie County.

It happened around 12:00 a.m. Monday morning on I-30 in Leary, Texas.

Texas DPS troopers say Nicky Brooks, 25, was traveling eastbound on a motorcycle when his rear tire blew out causing him to be thrown from his bike.

Authorities say a pickup truck driven by Eric Hanks, 40, of Clarksville, Arkansas struck Brooks from behind.

Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene.


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