Motorcyclist killed in wreck near Azle

Posted Wednesday, May. 21, 2014  comments  Print Reprints

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A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle wreck on Texas 199 near Azle, authorities reported.

Rickie Larkin, 63, of Athens was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:40 a.m. at Ashwood Street and Texas 199, the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office reported.

Larkin was riding a 2001 Harley-Davidson on the highway when a 1996 Honda Accord pulled out from a side street, hitting him, DPS Sgt. Lonny Haschel said.

The driver of the Honda was not injured, Haschel said.

Troopers continued to investigate, he said.

Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763 Twitter: @mingoramirezjr

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