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Afternoon motorcycle accident sends man to hospital

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A man is hospitalized after an accident on Hwy 64 W on Friday afternoon.

The driver of the motorcycle was traveling westbound on Hwy 64, beside an 18-wheeler making a wide right turn into Beckat Oil & Fuel.

According to witnesses, the driver of the bike cut inside to the right, driving into a curb, launching himself and the bike 50 yards, end over end. The driver reportedly landed face-first into the ground.

The driver, who has not yet been identified, was transported to ETMC. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.

We're told the driver of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet.

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