PREMONT – A two vechile fatal accident is being investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety. On Saturday, Nov. 18, at approximately 1:17 p.m. on Highway 281, approximately 12 miles north of Premont two vehicles collided and caused the death of a 70-year-old man from San Antonio.
Preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a 2001 Ford F-250 pick-up truck was traveling south on Highway 281 as Norman Collins' 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle was stopped on the improved shoulder facing south.
According to Sgt. Nathan Brandley, Collins failed to yield the right of way and attempted to cross both south bound lanes of the highway and was struck by the Ford F-250.
Collins was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the Ford F-250 was not injured.