Motorcyclist killed in two-vehicle wreck in Gregg County

GREGG COUNTY - One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 in Gregg County early Monday morning.

The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. According to a preliminary report, a Freightliner truck tractor towing a semi-trailer driven by 63-year-old Junior Jones was eastbound on Interstate 20 when he hit a possibly stalled motorcycle in the right lane of traffic with it's rider, Joel Choate, onboard.

Choate was taken to a hospital and was later pronounced dead.

Jones was not injured in the wreck.

The crash remains under investigation.

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