At approximately 5:20Pm on
May 24, 2013, Tyler Police were notified of the motorcycle accident at
Grande and Sutherland.
The driver of a black Ford F-150 was heading east
on Grande and turning left onto Sutherland. The driver stated that he did
not see the motorcycle that was traveling west approaching the
The driver of the truck then failed to yield right of way
to the motorcycle.
The driver of the motorcycle, identified as
Jessica Gaspard, 36 years old, crashed into the Ford truck. She was not
wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. She was transported to a local
hospital and subsequently died from her injuries.
There were no injuries
to the occupants of the truck.
The investigation is ongoing at this time
and no charges have been filed.
Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
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