Motorcyclist identified in fatal Van Zandt Co. wreck

One person was killed in a wreck in Van Zandt County Friday evening.

The wreck happened on Highway 64 at 6:45 p.m., just outside Edom in Van Zandt County.

According to a preliminary DPS report, 18-yar-old Carley Weishuhn was in a truck southbound on Farm-to-Market 314 and had stopped where it intersected with Highway 64. She failed to yield to a motorcycle driven by 44-year-old Brian Rios traveling eastbound on Highway 64. 

The motorcycle struck the truck, injuring Rios. He was taken to a local hospital but did not survive.

Weishuhn was not injured.

This crash remains under investigation.

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