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Memorial Services Held For Reagan County Commissioner Killed in Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A memorial service was held on Thursday in Reagan County for one of their county commissioners.

Commissioner John Poyner died in a tragic motorcycle crash in Val Verde County on Sunday.

Investigators say he was riding his Harley when he went into a curve at high speed, lost control and hit a fence.

He died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

Besides his work as County Commissioner, Poyner ran the family business, D.D. Poynor Construction in Big Lake.

He was also an avid biker and pilot.

He flew for Angel Flight, a non-profit organization, which flies people in need.

Pyoner leaves behind a wife, son, two daughters and along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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