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Texas Man Dies in Taylor County Crash Thursday

Fatal Crash
Posted at 10:32 PM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-03 17:36:20-05

TAYLOR COUNTY, FL (WTXL) - A Texas man died in a Thursday afternoon accident in Taylor County.

Troopers say it happened on County Road 361 near Cedar Island Drive, just after 2:30pm.

According to the crash report, a pickup truck was driving north when a motorcycle tried to pass.

FHP says the motorcycle collided with the truck when the truck failed to yield. 63-year-old motorcyclist, William French was killed. Troopers say he was wearing his helmet.

The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.