A motorcycle accident on South Robinson Drive and Kettler Street claimed the life of a Robinson man on Sunday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a passenger vehicle, officials reported.
Police identified the motorcyclist as 50-year-old Jimmy Don Chittum. According to reported released to KWTX News, Chittum was transported to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center via ground ambulance. Chittum was pronounced dead at the hospital after arriving.
The name of the driver of the car that was involved in the Robinson motorcycle accident has not yet been released but police identified the driver as a 77-year-old Robinson resident.
Officials are still investigating the motorcycle accident to reveal more information about what sparked the crash. Police did not reveal whether Chittum was wearing a helmet at the time of the Texas motorcycle wreck.
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