Denton County, TX – Royce Petty Killed In US-380 Motorcycle Collision
Denton County, TX (June 12, 2019) – On Sunday, June 9, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a motorcycle accident on US-380 just after 3 p.m.
Reports from DPS conclude that 52-year-old Royce Petty, Jr. was traveling east along US Highway 380 on a motorcycle when he was struck by a Ford F-250, which was being operated by 78-year-old Cecil Jones.
The driver of the Ford was attempting to cross US-380 from Ripy Road when he struck the motorcyclist.
Petty was transported to a hospital in Denton. Authorities confirmed that he later passed away as the result of his injuries.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Royce Petty, Jr. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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