Kilgore Motorcycle Accident Claims One Life

A motorcycle accident in Kilgore has claimed the life of a Marine reservist.

It happened around 6:00 am Wednesday morning at the intersection of Stone Road and Pentecost Road.

Investigators say 29 year old Christopher Westmoreland of Longview hit a curve at high speed and was thrown around 180 feet from his motorcycle, after which he hit a sign post. He was pronounced dead at the scene.