Sanderson Man Killed in Morning Motorcycle Accident in Pecos County

Sanderson Man Killed in Morning Motorcycle Accident in Pecos County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS COUNTY - One man is dead following a morning accident in Pecos County on Tuesday.

The accident happened on Highway 285, about 16 miles north of Sanderson.

DPS officials tell NewsWest 9 a 2002 Honda VTX traveled through a spot in the roadway where an unknown chemical substance was spilled.

We're told the motorcycle then slid on its right side coming to rest in the southbound lane.

The driver of the motorcycle, 52-year-old Barry Scott Degraff from Sanderson, was killed in the accident.

We're told that Degraff was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.