Fatal motorcycle accident rider identified


The Texarkana, Texas Police Department has identified the motorcycle rider killed in the fatal crash at Old Boston Road and Baylor Street on Saturday afternoon.

Justin Stanley, 25, of Nash, Texas was traveling westbound on Old Boston Road on a 1991 Kawasaki motorcycle when a 2014 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Shaneka Crockett, 42, of Magnolia, Arkansas, crossed into his path.

According to police Crockett, who was northbound on Baylor Street, stopped at the stop sign and was struck by Stanley after she continued into the intersection.

Stanley was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Both Crockett and a 19 year old passenger in her vehicle were transported to Christus St. Michael Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to Police as is standard practice in fatal crashes, the investigation will remain open until results of blood tests for both drivers are returned from the crime lab. If warranted, any appropriate citations or charges will be issued at that time.

Stanley was not wearing a motorcycle helmet.

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