Driver Dies from Injuries Sustained in Motorcycle Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - A motorcycle driver has died after suffering injuries from a crash in Ector County.

It happened on June 21st on FM 2020 just east of Mockingbird Lane.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, the driver of a Mazda car failed to yield the right of way and slammed into the motorcycle.

The victim, 39-year-old Jeffrey Allen Smith from Mesa, Arizona, has been treated at Medical Center Hospital since that crash and on Saturday morning he died.

There's no word on the condition of the car's driver, but Troopers say the young passenger did not have any injuries.