AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — A Stinnett man was fatally injured Monday afternoon, Dec. 17, about 2 miles north of Borger, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety news release.
David Mills, 63, of Stinnett was thrown from his motorcycle after colliding with a pickup driven by Charley Murley, 34, also of Stinnett, according to the DPS release.
Mills was flown to an Amarillo hospital where he later died, the release stated.
According to the DPS release:
- Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were called to a two-vehicle crash Monday, Dec. 17, on State Highway 136 in Hutchinson County, resulting in the death of one person.
- About 4:30 p.m., Mills was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle south on Texas 136, about 2 miles north of Borger.
- Murley was driving a 2012 Ford F350, and stopped at the stop sign on Farm-to-Market Road 1559.
- According to the preliminary crash investigation, Murley, failed to yield right of way to Mills by making a left turn onto the state highway into the path of Mills.
- Mills’ motorcycle collided into the front bumper of Murley’s Ford F350 causing Mills to be thrown from his motorcycle.
- Mills was transported by air to Amarillo's Northwest Texas Hospital, where he later was pronounced deceased.
- Mills was not wearing a helmet
- Murley was not injured. He was wearing his seat belt.
- The road conditions were dry and no other vehicles were involved.
The crash remains under investigation.