Motorcyclist identified in fatal Mansfield crash

Posted Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014  comments  Print Reprints

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A motorcyclist who died in a traffic wreck on a Mansfield highway Sunday night has been identified as Raymond Bell of Venus, authorities said Tuesday.

Bell, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:44 p.m., according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website. He died of injuries to his head and neck after the three-vehicle wreck, according to a ruling by the medical examiner’s office.

The wreck happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of U.S. 287 in Mansfield. Mansfield police said Tuesday that three vehicles - an 18-wheeler, a car and a motorcycle driven by Bell - were southbound on the highway when the wreck occurred. Police provided no other details.

Detectives continued on Tuesday to investigate the wreck, trying to determine what caused the collision.

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

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