Victim identified in fatal motorcycle crash in Cherokee County

Published on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 15:53 - Written by

LOUANNA CAMPBELL, lcampbell@tylerpaper.com 

A motorcycle crash Tuesday left a Rusk man dead in Cherokee County near Dialville.

Department of Public Safety troopers responded about 2 p.m. to the fatal crash at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 1910 and County Road 1707 about 9.6 miles south of the city of Jacksonville.

A preliminary crash investigative report indicates that a 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Danny Crouch, 68, of Rusk, was traveling south on FM-1910.

Crouch entered a sharp left curve in the roadway but failed to negotiate the curve and exited the roadway. The motorcycle crossed a grass median at the intersection of FM-1910 and CR-1707 where the motorcycle overturned and Crouch was ejected.

Crouch was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Brenda Dominy, his body was taken to Wallace Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk.