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Jasper man hospitalized with life threatening injuries following motorcycle accident

The Texas Department of Public Safety investigated a crash on U.S. Highway 190, just east of the Newton County line, that occurred Wednesday, January 31.


The preliminary crash investigation indicates that at approximately 5 p.m., a 2008 Honda motorcycle was traveling west. It is reported that the driver was traveling at a speed which was unsafe and began to pass another vehicle, when he lost control and traveled into the north ditch, where he struck a sign and laid the motorcycle over.


The driver, identified as 47-year-old Dustin Crawford of Jasper, was transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.


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