The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of an Anton resident Friday morning.
Texas Department of Public Safety reports indicate Louis Martinez III, 24 of Anton was traveling south on Lawrence when a pickup driven by Truitt Pierce, 21 was traveling north on Lawrence. The pickup was turning west onto 5th street and the motorcycle collided with the passenger side of the pickup. Martinez was taken to Lamb Healthcare Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Pierce was not injured.
DPS Lt. Bryan Witt said Martinez was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.