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6/10/06-Longview

Coyote Causes Fatal Gregg County Accident

A freak accident in Gregg county involving wildlife crossing the highway, has cost an East Texas man his life.   State troopers say it happened around 5:30 this morning on Interstate 20 at mile marker 583, near Highway 135.  

Officials say Walter Deare, 57, of Tyler man was riding his motorcycle to Longview, when a coyote ran in front of him. The man hit the coyote, lost control of his motorcycle, and was thrown off.  

Troopers say the man died of massive head trauma.

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