Northeast Tarrant

Lewisville man dies after motorcycle crash

A Lewisville man died Sunday after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a minivan. The accident occurred about 3 p.m.

Rocky Thorpe, 36, died at 4:22 p.m. at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Grapevine, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.

Thorpe was traveling east in the 500 block of Northwest Parkway when he collided with a westbound minivan near Dooley Street as it turned south, a Grapevine police spokesman said.

Thorpe was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the minivan, a 74-year-old man from Grapevine, was not injured, police said.

Grapevine Police Traffic Unit is investigating the crash, which shut down the eastbound side of the roadway for about three hours.

Susan McFarland: 817-390-7984, @susanmcfarland1

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