Man identified in deadly accident on Sheppard Access Road - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Man identified in deadly accident on Sheppard Access Road

Photo of Michael Basich (Source: Facebook) Photo of Michael Basich (Source: Facebook)

Wichita Falls Police said Michael Basich, 47, was killed in a motorcycle crash on Thursday night on Sheppard Access Road.

Officers said Basich and a woman passenger were traveling south when witnesses said the motorcycle crashed after trying to pass a car. 

Police said Basich hit his head and was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman passenger was thrown into the grass.

She was taken to United Regional hospital with life-threatening injuries. WFPD said neither were wearing helmets.

Officials said as of Friday morning the passenger was still being treated at the hospital. 

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