Port Lavaca man, 24, dies in motorcycle crash
May 18, 2013 at 12:18 a.m.
A 24-year-old Port Lavaca man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon.
Romulo Mesa was traveling south on Farm-to-Market Road 2433 coming from U.S. Highway 87 South, said Department of Safety Trooper Wesley Rodriguez.
Rodriguez said Mesa left the roadway, hit a street sign and landed in a ditch. No other vehicles were involved.
Emergency responders were called to the scene about 1 p.m.
Mesa was taken by helicopter to Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca, where he died.
Rodriguez said there was a helmet at the scene, but officials are trying to determine whether Mesa was wearing it.
The accident is under investigation.