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Conroe, Texas man died following motorcycle crash in Wilbarger Co.

DPS Officials said George Cleborn Barfield, Jr., 60, was traveling north on U.S. 287 through Oklaunion when his motorcycle left the roadway. (Source: Google Maps) DPS Officials said George Cleborn Barfield, Jr., 60, was traveling north on U.S. 287 through Oklaunion when his motorcycle left the roadway. (Source: Google Maps)
OKLAUNION, TX (KAUZ) -

A man from north of Houston died following a single vehicle motorcycle crash in Wilbarger County on Thursday.

DPS officials said around 3:00 p.m. George Cleborn Barfield, Jr., 60, of Conroe, Texas was driving north on U.S. 287 through Oklaunion when his 2014 Harley-Davidson motorcycle left the roadway for an unknown reason.

The motorcycle entered the center median striking the cable barrier. 

Barfield was rushed to Wilbarger General Hospital and then airlifted to Lubbock where he was pronounced dead later that afternoon from his injuries. 

Officials said road conditions were dry at the time of the accident and Barfield was wearing a helmet. 

The crash is under investigation.

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