Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Hwy. 191 10/25/13
MIDLAND - One man died at the hospital after a crash on State Highway 191 Friday evening.
Erik Kator, 34, of Midland, was traveling eastbound in the left lane of State Highway 191 on a 2009 Yamaha motorcycle at approximately 5:10 p.m. when a Dodge pickup entered State Highway 191 from the on-ramp of FM 1788. The driver of the Dodge pickup moved into the left lane while merging, causing the Kator to take evasive action. The motorcycle left the roadway and crashed into the center median.
Kator was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Any charges are pending the ongoing investigation.