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Motorcyclist dies after losing control on curve in Tye

By Ariana Garza, agarza@ktxs.com
Published On: Apr 20 2013 09:34:32 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 20 2013 09:34:43 PM CDT
Fatal crash
Tye, Texas -

A motorcyclist died Saturday afternoon after he lost control on an access road in Tye.

According to the Department of Public Safety, 53-year-old Kenneth Pier of Sulpher Springs crashed on an Interstate 20 access road near mile marker 277 around 2:26 p.m.  

Troopers said he was not wearing a helmet and he left the roadway, overturned and landed in a ditch. Pier was pronounced dead at Hendrick Medical Center. 

His body was taken to McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.