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Fatal motorcycle accident in Marshall

Released by The Marshall Police Department:

MARSHALL, TX (KLTV) - On Friday, April 29, 2011 at approximately 10:51am Marshall Police Officers as well as Marshall Firefighters/EMT responded to the intersection 700 Block of East End Blvd South (HWY 59) in reference to a two vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a four-door passenger car.

Upon arrival to the location it was determined that the passenger car entered East End Blvd from a private drive attempting to go southbound while the motorcycle was traveling northbound and struck the four-door passenger car.

The driver of the motorcycle, Wesley Russell, DOB 08/14/1981 as well as his passenger, Ashley Russell, DOB 12/07/1983 both of Marshall, were transported to GSMC-Marshall via ambulance. Wesley Russell was later pronounced deceased by the attending physician. Ashley Russell was air lifted to ETMC-Tyler for her injuries.

The investigation is on going.

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