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Winona man dies following motorcycle crash

The crash remains under investigation.
Credit: Local 5

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — A Winona man is dead following a motorcycle crash on Wednesday.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, just before 1:30 a.m., troopers responded to a motorcycle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 16, about three miles east of Winona.

The investigator's preliminary report indicates the driver of a motorcycle, identified as James Eliot Lamb, 40, of Winona, was traveling west on FM 16 and struck a tree that had fallen into the roadway during inclement weather. 

Lamb was taken to a Tyler hospital where he died on Friday.

The crash remains under investigation.