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Motorcyclist Killed in Accident in Midland County

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A motorcyclist is dead after being hit by a truck on Friday evening.

34-year-old Erik Kator was driving his motorcycle in the left lane on Highway 191 around 5 p.m.

A pick-up truck entered the highway at FM 1788 and merged into the left lane.

The driver didn't see Kator causing him to swerve out of the way into the median.

Kator was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He was wearing a helmet during the time of the accident.

No charges have been filed yet but the investigation is ongoing.