Motorcycle crash kills one on FM 2987 in Goliad County

A Goliad man was killed Thursday after suffering injuries in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 2987.

A Goliad man died Thursday evening after his motorcycle crashed on a Goliad County farm road the day before.

Goliad resident Mark Two Hector, 53, died after he was taken by helicopter to San Antonio Medical Center in San Antonio, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety news release issued Friday.

Hector was pronounced dead by San Antonio Dr. Arthur Mielki at the hospital at 5:55 p.m.

About 10:36 p.m. Wednesday, dispatchers were notified of the crash on Farm-to-Market Road 2987 near the Coleto Creek Power Station.

As of Friday, troopers were working to determine why Hector’s northbound Harley Davidson motorcycle had entered a skid on its right side.

During the crash, Hector was separated from his motorcycle and suffered a severe head injury.

He was not wearing a helmet, and no other vehicles were involved, according to the news release.

Jon Wilcox reports on courts for the Victoria Advocate. He may be reached jwilcox@vicad.com or 361-580-6515.

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Jon covers crime, public safety and the courts at the Victoria Advocate. Born in Huntsville, Ala., he grew up in Atlanta, Ga. and obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism at Texas State University.

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