Fatal motorcycle wreck in Van Zandt County

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A motorcyclist is dead after losing control in a curve and drifting into oncoming traffic, striking a pickup truck head on.

DPS officials confirmed that Eric Hall, 32, of Ben Wheeler, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck, Rickey Massie, 45, of Mineola, was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

The wreck occurred Thursday afternoon on FM 773 south of Ben Wheeler.

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