Longview News-Journal

Longview News-Journal


ALBA — A Sherman man was killed and two people were injured Sunday in a crash involving a motorcycle in Wood County.


According to KETK, the crash happened just before 2 p.m. on U.S. Highway 69 near FM 779.


Christopher D. King, 58, and Donna Mae King, 56, of Sherman were on a motorcycle traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 69 when they struck a vehicle turning in front of them from the southbound lanes.


Christopher King was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 Don Hightower. Donna King was taken to a local hospital and was in critical condition with broken bones. The pair were wearing helmets.


The car was driven by Dakota Wayne Watts, 22, of Saltillo. He was taken to a hospital and was in good condition.